Southern Chain (Longview, Pauper or Slave) Cemetery


Cemetery: SOUTHERN CHAIN, LONGVIEW CEMETERIES OFF KEITH AVE. AND RICHMOND RD.
Other: PAUPER OR SLAVE CEMETERY
Sign: Yes
Street: KEITH AVE AND RICHMOND RD. KNOXVILLE, TN
City: KNOXVILLE
Township:
County:
State: TN
Nation:
Zip: 37912?
lat_ns: N
lat_h:
lat_mmss:
long_ew: W
long_h:
long_mmss:
Status: Abandoned
Size: Medium
Directions:
Type: Road-public
Location: Urban
Terrain: Hillside
Watersource: Yes
Features: SHEER ABANDONMENT TREES , WEEDS
Property: Private
Access: Open
Enclosure: None
Gate: None
Established: 1800-1980'S
Gravestones: ???????? NOT ALL VISABLE OR ACCESSIBLE
Oldest: 1800
Newest: 1986
Removed: Unknown
Relocated: No
Repairs: No
Methods: Adhesives
Restoration: Unsure
Association: Yes
Records: Unsure
Inventory: Unsure
Availability:
Landscaping: No
Paths: No
Trees: Yes4
Crypts: Yes
Fencing: No
Brickwork: No
Ironwork: No
Sculpture: No
Fountains: No
Roads: No
Buildings: No
Cement: Yes
Granite: Yes
Marble: Yes
Native: Yes
Slate: Yes
Others: Yes
Wood: Unsure
Materials: Unsure
Architectural: No
Angels: No
Draperies: No
Fraternal: No
Hands: No
Lambs: No
Monograms: No
Plants: No
Photos: No
Religious: No
Scrollwork: No
Urns: No
Carvings: No
Condition: Cemetery neglected
Unmarked: Yes
Broken: Yes
Toppled: Yes
Disintegrating: Yes
Buried: Yes
Weather: Yes
Pollution: No
Vandalized: Yes
Report: Yes
VA1: Gravestones-Overturned
VA2: Gravestones-Broken
VA3:
VA4:
VA5: Graves-Desecrated
Overgrowth:
Overgrowth1:
Overgrowth2: Graves-Disturbing
Overgrowth3: Gravestones-Disturbing
Overgrowth4: Gravestones-Damaging
GroundCover: Yes
Moss: Yes
Vines: Yes
Drainage: Good
Problem1:
Problem2: Apathy
Owner: Cemetery
Use: Dumping
Bordering: Residential
Change: Larger
Reason: Housing
Visited: Frequently
Archeology: Unknown
Habitat: Unknown
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WOULD VOLUNTEER MY TIME WITH OTHERS TO CLEAN OUT THIS CEMETERY,THE ABANDONMENT THERE IS DISGUSTING, FAMILIES STILL VISIT VISIBLE GRAVES THERE, THERE IS ALOT OF CRIME THERE DUE TO THE LOCATION AND THE ABANDONED GRAVES WHICH FROM THE ROAD JUST LOOKS LIKE "WOODS" I KNOW OF THE OWNER AND HER DISCONCERN OF THIS INHERITED SITE, SOMETHING REALLY NEEDS TO BE DONE, COULD BE YOUR RELATIVE IN THERE, AND IT IS NOT A SETTLED RESTING PLACE, WHICH IF YOU CHECK IT OUT, YOU WONT BE SETTLED EITHER.THERE ARE ALOT OF CONCERNED INDIVIDUALS IN THIS MATTER.PLEASE DONT LET THIS CEMETERY DISAPPEAR.

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Name: SANDI TULLOCK
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Date: 25 AUGUST 2005