Richards Cemetery
Richardsville, Culpeper County, Virginia


Cemetery: Richards Cemetery
Other:
Sign: No
Street: Richards Ferry Road
City: Richardsville, Virginia
Township:
County: Culpeper County
State: VA
Nation: USA
Zip:
lat_ns: N
lat_h: 38
lat_mmss: 22.900
long_ew: W
long_h: 77
long_mmss: 37.22
Status: Abandoned
Size: Small
Directions:
Type: Road-public
Location: Rural
Terrain: Hillside
Watersource: Yes
Features:
Property: Private
Access: Open
Enclosure: None
Gate: None
Established: mid 1800's
Gravestones: 15
Oldest: 1904
Newest: 1906
Removed: Unknown
Relocated: No
Repairs: No
Methods: Adhesives
Restoration: No
Association: No
Records: Unsure
Inventory: Yes
Availability: Culpeper County Genealogical Society
Landscaping: No
Paths: No
Trees: Yes4
Crypts: No
Fencing: No
Brickwork: No
Ironwork: No
Sculpture: No
Fountains: No
Roads: No
Buildings: No
Cement: Yes
Granite: No
Marble: Yes
Native: Yes
Slate: No
Others: 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
Carvings: No
Condition: Cemetery in danger of destruction
Unmarked: Yes
Broken: Yes
Toppled: Yes
Disintegrating: Yes
Buried: Yes
Weather: Unknown
Pollution: No
Vandalized: No
Report: Yes
VA1:
VA2:
VA3:
VA4:
VA5:
Overgrowth:
Overgrowth1: Problem-Access
Overgrowth2:
Overgrowth3:
Overgrowth4:
GroundCover: Yes
Moss: Yes
Vines: Yes
Drainage: Good
Problem1: Encroachment
Problem2: Apathy
Owner: Private
Use: Recreational
Bordering: Woods
Change: Smaller
Reason: Agriculture
Visited: Rarely
Archeology: No
Habitat: Yes
Contacted:

Surnames:

Richards

Other_Information:

One grave is certainly a Confederate burial as Samuel L. Richards has the notation on his stone that "he was a true confederate soldier beloved by all who knew him".

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Name: Deb Koplen
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Date: 30 November 2003