Olson Cemetery
Northwood, Grand Forks County, North Dakota

Date: March 26, 2001

Cemetery: Olson
Established: 1888
Street: SE 1/4 Sec. 17 Lind Township or 2 miles south of the intersection of County Road 20 and Highway 15
City: Northwood about 6 miles west
Township: Lind
County: Grand Forks
State: North Dakota
Nation: USA
Nearby: 2 miles south of intersection Highway 15 and County Road 20
Reached by: Public road
Location: Rural-agricultural
Land: Flat
Water: No
Features: Prairie Grass
Sign: Yes
Land Type: Public
Access: Open
Surrounded by: None
Gate: None
Status: Abandoned
Size: Small
Unmarked graves: Yes
Gravestones: 3
Broken gravestones: No
Toppled gravestones: No
Buried gravestones: Yes
Removed Gravestones: No
Weather problems: No
Pollution problems: No
Oldest grave: 1888
Newest grave: 1896
Association: No
Records: Yes
Inventory: Yes
Records location: Red River Genealogical Society Cemeteries of Grand Forks County
Condition: Cemetery poorly maintained
Vandalized: No
Vegetation: Disturbing gravestones
Vegetation problem: Overgrown-ground cover
Drainage: Good
Problem: Apathy
Work Status: Work underway - Some Progress made.
Owner: Cemetery
Bordering: Agricultural
Change: Same
Visited: Rarely
Archeology: No
Previous contacts: None

Other information

This cemetery is a small Norwegian Pioneer Cemetery. I had dig in the grass just to get a glimpse of a small headstone. There could be headstones underneath the prairie grass.

Submitted By:
name: Anne Braun
Email: annie This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.