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Herbert Cemetery, Cataract, Owen County, Indiana

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Herbert Cemetery
Cataract, Owen County, Indiana

Cemetery: Herbert Cemetery
Other:
Sign: Yes
Street: Richard Lieber State Park
City: Cataract
Township: Jackson
County: Owen
State: IN
Nation: US
Zip: unknown
lat_ns: N
lat_h: 392
lat_mmss: 845
long_ew: W
long_h: 086
long_mmss: 5228
Status: Abandoned
Size: Small
Directions: From Indianapolis, take 70W to the Cloverdale Exit #56. Turn left on 231 and continue to St. Road 42. Go approximately 8 miles and turn onto St. Road 235 follow this to the entrance of Richard Lieber State Park. After the entrance, follow road to parking for campground area, walk about half a mile on a gravel path to the cemetery.
Type: Road-public
Location: Rural
Terrain: Level
Watersource: Yes
Features: trees, basic vegetation, weeds
Property: Public
Access: Open
Enclosure: Fence
Gate: None
Established: 1850
Gravestones: 26
Oldest: June 21, 1857
Newest: March 27, 1908
Removed: No
Relocated: No
Repairs: Yes
Methods: Other
Restoration: No
Association: No
Records: Yes
Inventory: Yes
Availability: Major Abraham Owen Chapter DAR
Landscaping: No
Paths: No
Trees: Yes
Crypts: No
Fencing: No
Brickwork: No
Ironwork: No
Sculpture: No
Fountains: No
Roads: No
Buildings: No
Cement: Yes
Granite: Yes
Marble: Yes
Native: Yes
Slate: Yes
Others: Yes
Wood: No
Materials: No
Architectural: No
Angels: No
Draperies: No
Fraternal: No
Hands: No

Lambs: No

Monograms: No

Plants: No

Photos: No Religious: No Scrollwork: Yes Urns: No Carvings: Yes Condition: Cemetery vandalized Unmarked: Yes Broken: Yes Toppled: Yes Disintegrating: Yes Buried: Yes Weather: No Pollution: No Vandalized: Yes Report: No VA1: Gravestones-Overturned VA2: Gravestones-Broken VA3: VA4: VA5: Overgrowth: None Overgrowth1: Overgrowth2: Overgrowth3: Overgrowth4: GroundCover: Yes Moss: Vines: Drainage: Good Problem1: Encroachment Problem2: Owner: Regional_government Use: Recreational Bordering: Recreational Change: Smaller Reason: Agriculture Visited: Occasionally Archeology: No Habitat: No Contacted: nobody Surnames: Bowman, Herbert, Jenkins Other_Information: This cemetery is located in a park area and is supposed to be protected, but vandalism is a great problem and no efforts by the park have been taken to prevent it. There are 26 graves in this cemetery, of this only 7 are not broken and of those 26 graves only 16 are legible. Support: Richard Lieber State Park Cataract, IN

Submitted by:
Name: Debbie Jennings Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Date: August 20, 2003

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