Old Quaker Cemetery
Douglas, Middlesex County, Massachusetts

 


Cemetery: Old Quaker Cemetery
Other:
Sign: No
Street: Intersection of Pine and Vine Sts
City: Douglas
Township:
County: Middlesex
State: MA
Nation: US
Zip: 01516
Status: Abandoned
Size: Small
Directions: Rte 96 s. from Douglas Ctr. abt 2 1/2 mi. on left is Pine. 1/2 on right where Vine St meets is
cemetery back up in woods surrounded by beautiful granite capped stone wall.
Type: Road-public
Location: Rural
Terrain: Hillside
Watersource: No
Features: in back of site of old meeting house which is gone. only etrance granites remain
Property: Private
Access: Permission-required
Enclosure: Wall
Gate: None
Established: 1806?
Gravestones: 30-35
Oldest: 1806
Newest: 1882
Removed: Unknown
Relocated: No
Repairs: No
Methods: Adhesives
Restoration: No
Association: No
Records: Yes
Inventory: Yes
Availability:
Landscaping: Yes
Paths: Unsure
Trees: Yes4
Crypts: No
Fencing: Yes
Brickwork: No
Ironwork: No
Sculpture: No
Fountains: No
Roads: No
Buildings: No
Cement: No
Granite: Yes
Marble: No
Native: Yes
Slate: Yes
Others: Unsure
Wood: Yes
Materials: Unsure
Architectural: No
Angels: No
Draperies: No
Fraternal: No
Hands: No
Lambs: No
Monograms: No
Plants: No
Photos: No
Religious: Yes
Scrollwork: No
Urns: No
Carvings: No
Condition: Cemetery in danger of destruction
Unmarked: Yes
Broken: Yes
Toppled: Yes
Disintegrating: Yes
Buried: Yes
Weather: No
Pollution: No
Vandalized: No
Report: Yes
VA1:
VA2:
VA3:
VA4:
VA5:
Overgrowth:
Overgrowth1:
Overgrowth2: Graves-Disturbing
Overgrowth3: Gravestones-Disturbing
Overgrowth4: Gravestones-Damaging
GroundCover: Yes
Moss:
Vines:
Drainage: Good
Problem1: Encroachment
Problem2: Apathy
Owner: Cemetery
Use: Residential
Bordering: Residential
Change: Same
Reason: Roads
Visited: Unknown
Archeology: Unknown
Habitat: Yes
Contacted: Douglas Building Permit Ofc. no interest, Town Cemetery Commission he's checking into it,
Douglas Historical Soc. no interest.

Surnames:

Aldrich, Chase

Other_Information:

Support:

Jean Peterson, Douglas Historical Soc., Douglas MA 01516

Joanna ZieglerDouglas Historical Commission,Douglas MA 01516

Douglas Cemetery Commission, Douglas MA 01516

MA Historical Commission 80 Boylston St Boston MA 02116
Submitted By:

name: Martha Story Foisy
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Date: 15 April, 2003