Quaise Cemetery
Quaise, Nantucket County, Massachusetts

Cemetery: Quaise cemetery
Other: poor house burial ground
Sign: Yes
Street: polpis road and altar rock road
City: quaise
Township: Nantucket
County: Nantucket
State: Massachusetts
Nation: united states
Zip: 02554
Status: Abandoned
Size: Medium
Directions: from Nantucket center go main st to orange st to sconset road to polpis road to altar rock road
Type: Road-private
Location: Rural-woods
Terrain: Hillside
Watersource: No
Features: moors
Land Type: Public
Access: Inaccessible
Enclosure: Fence
Gate: Locks
Established: 1769
Gravestones: 90
Oldest: 1770
Newest: 1895
Removed: Unknown
Relocated: Unsure
Repairs: No
Methods:
Restoration: No
Association: No
Records: No
Inventory: No
Records location:
Landscaping:
Paths: Yes
Trees:
Crypts: Yes
Fencing: No
Walkways: No
Brickwork: No
Ironwork: No
Sculpture: No
Fountains: No
Roads: No
Buildings: No
Cement:
Granite:
Marble:
Native_Stone:
Slate:
Other_Stone:
Wood:
Materials: Yes
Architectural:
Angels:
Draperies:
Fraternal:
Hands:
Lambs: Yes
Monograms:
Plants:
Photos:
Religious:
Scrollwork:
Urns:
Other Carvings: Yes
Condition: Cemetery neglected
Unmarked: Yes
Broken: Yes
Toppled:
Disintegrating: Yes
Buried: Unsure
Weather problems: Yes
Pollution problems: No
Vandalized: Yes
Police report: No
VA: Gravestones-Overturned
VA: Graves-Desecrated
Overgrowth: Problem-Access
Vegetation: Trees
Vegetation: Ground-Cover
Drainage: Problem-Seasonal
Problem: Encroachment
Owner: Cemetery
Use:
Bordering: Woods
Change: Larger
Reason: Agriculture
Visited: Rarely
Archeology: No
Habitat: Yes
Contacted:

Surnames

Coffin, Pease, Phinney, Starbuck

Other Information

water has eroded a grave so much that a corner of a coffin is showing.

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name: peter creedon
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Date: march 15