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Crescent Cemetery, El Paso County, Colorado

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Cemetery: Crescent Cemetery

Other: Cresent Cemetery

Sign: Yes

Street: Corner of Whittemore Rd and Trogilo Rd

City: Tructon or Truckton

Township:

County: El Paso

State: Colorado

Nation: USA

Zip: 80833

lat_ns: N

lat_h: 38°

lat_mmss: 46´00.8\"N

long_ew: W

long_h: 104

long_mmss: 06´37.3\"W

Status: Abandoned

Size: Small

Directions: I placed a marble sign 2 years ago off Trogilo Rd, it is in a white frame made by highschool kids

Type: Road-public

Location: Rural

Terrain: Level

Watersource: No

Features: Prairie grass/cactus

Property: Private

Access: Open

Enclosure: None

Gate: None

Established: 1908

Gravestones: 38

Oldest: 1910 M. J. Eichman

Newest: 1934

Removed: Unknown

Relocated: No

Repairs: Yes

Methods: Other

Restoration: Unsure

Association: No

Records: Yes

Inventory:

Availability: Published in Colorado Genealogist, volume 34, page 32, by athlyn Luzier in (1971)

Landscaping: No

Paths: No

Trees: No

Crypts: No

Fencing: No

Brickwork: No

Ironwork: No

Sculpture: No

Fountains: No

Roads: No

Buildings: No

Cement: Yes

Granite: Yes

Marble: Yes

Native:

Slate:

Others:

Wood: No

Materials: Yes

Architectural: Unsure

Angels: Unsure

Draperies: Unsure

Fraternal: No

Hands: Unsure

Lambs: Yes

Monograms: Unsure

Plants: Unsure

Photos: No

Religious: Yes

Scrollwork: Unsure

Urns: No

Carvings: Unsure

Condition: Cemetery in danger of destruction

Unmarked: Yes

Broken: Yes

Toppled: Yes

Disintegrating: Yes

Buried: Yes

Weather: Unknown

Pollution: No

Vandalized: No

Report:

VA1:

VA2:

VA3:

VA4:

VA5:

Overgrowth:

Overgrowth1: Problem-Access

Overgrowth2:

Overgrowth3:

Overgrowth4:

GroundCover: Yes

Moss:

Vines:

Drainage: Good

Problem1:

Problem2:

Owner: Cemetery

Use:

Bordering: Residential

Change: Same

Reason:

Visited: Rarely

Archeology: No

Habitat: No

Surnames: Alderman

Baer

Barger

Cooper

CHNSN

CHRISN

Christensen

Christenson

Courtney

Dail

Eichman

Fairman

Flaxbeard

Franklin

Frische

Garnett

Jackson

Johnson

Low

Marple

Mcconell

Melbuer (Mebrew)

Meyers

Molloy (McLoy)

Michael

Musick

Smith

Spicess

Steinborn

Trogolo

Webb

White

Williams

Zorn

Other_Information: Per the assessors office in 2014, the last known owner was william Zorn. Schedule # 500000007. Owner listed as church & cemetery, c/o town clerk. Location 04-15-60.

Mailing address Rush Colorado.  Legal description: tract in SE corner of SE4 sec 4-15-60. There is a broken down church across the street from the cemetery on Trogilo Rd. It was the Crescent school and church. The land for the cemetery was donated by John Hitchcock in 1908 or 1909. The largetcemetery sign and fence have both recently fallen down  and been removed.

Contacted: Local residents and antioch community church in Truckton.

Support: I know of noone but myself,

Joy Marshall

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