Erickson Cemetery
Fisher, Polk County, Minnesota

Cemetery: Erickson Family Cemetery
Other:
Sign: No
Street: SE 1/4 Section 34 Fisher township or from the intersection of Highway 9 and County Road 16(going south), go 3/8 miles north you have to walk through a farmer's field.
City: Fisher about 2 1/2 miles northwest
Township: Fisher
County: Polk
State: Minnesota
Nation: USA
Zip:
Status: Abandoned
Size: Small
Directions: see report above
Type:
Location: Rural-mixed
Terrain: Level
Watersource: Yes
Features: Wild rose bushes, trees, and logs
Land Type: Private
Access: Open
Enclosure: Fence-Broken
Gate: Non-locking
Established: 1887
Gravestones: 4
Oldest: 1887
Newest: 1964
Removed: Unknown
Relocated: No
Repairs: No
Methods:
Restoration: No
Association: No
Records: Yes
Inventory: Yes
Records location: Cemeteries of Polk County Volume 9 Red River Genealogical Society 1990
Landscaping: Yes
Paths: No
Trees: No
Crypts: No
Fencing: No
Walkways: No
Brickwork: No
Ironwork: No
Sculpture: No
Fountains: No
Roads: No
Buildings: No
Cement: No
Granite: Yes
Marble: No
Native Stone: No
Slate: No
Other Stone: No
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: No
Urns: No
Other Carvings: No
Condition: Cemetery neglected
Unmarked: Yes
Broken: Yes
Toppled: Yes
Disintegrating: Yes
Buried: Yes
Weather problems: Yes
Pollution problems: No
Vandalized: No
Overgrowth: Graves-Disturbing
Overgrowth: Gravestones-Disturbing
Overgrowth: Gravestones-Damaging
Vegetation: Trees
Vegetation: Ground-Cover
Drainage: Good
Problem: Apathy
Owner: Cemetery
Use:
Bordering: Agricultural
Change: Same
Reason:
Visited: Rarely
Archeology: No
Habitat:
Contacted: none

Surnames

Erickson

Other Information

This cemetery was a family plot owned by the Erickson Family. Olof, his wife Marie, and his two sons are buried there. It looks like it has been abandoned for years. This is an example how we do not respect the dead especially the one who worked and toiled the land, the immigrants and pioneers.

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name: Anne Braun
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Date: February 22 2002