Taylor Cemetery
Mount Airy, Surry County, North Carolina

Cemetery: Taylor Cemetery
Other:
Sign: No
Street: Forkner Road
City: Mount Airy
Township:
County: Surry
State: NC
Nation: USA
Zip: 27030
Status: Abandoned
Size: Small
Directions: From Hwy. 103 East out of Mount Airy, go approximately 3 miles to the Flat Rock section of Surry County; turn right on Orchard View Drive. Go approximately 1/2 mile to ?Forkner Road, turn left, travel to end of road. Walk uphill, toward the left of the cleared land, about 200 yards. Grave yard is on top of a rise of land in the woods.
Type: Road-public
Location: Rural-mixed
Terrain: Hillside
Watersource: No
Features: Overgrown with many thick trees, shrubs and weeds.
Property: Private
Access: Open
Enclosure: None
Gate: None
Established:
Gravestones: 6 +
Oldest:
Newest:
Removed: Unknown
Relocated: No
Repairs: Unsure
Methods:
Restoration: No
Association: Unsure
Records: Unsure
Inventory: Unsure
Availability:
Landscaping: No
Paths: No
Trees: No
Crypts: Yes
Fencing: No
Walkways: No
Brickwork: No
Ironwork: No
Sculpture: No
Fountains: No
Roads: No
Buildings: No
Cement: Yes
Granite: Yes
Marble: Yes
Native: Yes
Slate:
Others:
Wood:
Materials:
Architectural:
Angels:
Draperies:
Fraternal:
Hands:
Lambs: Yes
Monograms:
Plants: Yes
Photos:
Religious:
Scrollwork:
Urns:
Carvings:
Condition: Cemetery in danger of destruction
Unmarked: Yes
Broken: Yes
Toppled: Yes
Disintegrating: Yes
Buried: Yes
Weather:
Pollution: No
Vandalized: Yes
Report:
VA: Gravestones-Overturned
VA: Gravestones-Broken
Overgrowth: Gravestones-Damaging
Vegetation: Trees
Vegetation: Ground-Cover
Vegetation: Moss
Vegetation: Vines
Drainage: Problem-Seasonal
Owner: Unknown
Use: Agricultural
Bordering: Woods
Change: Unknown
Reason:
Visited: Rarely
Archeology: Unknown
Habitat: Yes
Contacted:

Surnames

Jones, Shelton, Taylor, Watson

Other Information

I have been thee once, when doing genealogy. My physical health prevents me from returning, but this graveyard is in danger of sinking into the landscape.

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name: Kathy M. Goins
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Date: 21 April 2002