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MacDonald Cemetery, Mt. Hope, Fayette County, West Virginia

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MacDonald Cemetery
Mt. Hope, Fayette County, West Virginia

Date: 3-22-01

Cemetery: MacDonald Cemetery (aka Odd Fellows cemetery)
Established:
Street: Jct 211
City: Mt. Hope
Township:
County: Fayette
State: West Virginia
Nation: United States
Zip: 25880
Nearby:
Reached by: Public road
Location: Suburban-developed
Land: Hillside
Water: No
Sign: No
Land Type: Public
Access: Open
Surrounded by: None
Gate: None
Status: Abandoned
Size: Medium
Unmarked graves: Yes
Markers:
Gravestones: 20
Broken gravestones: Yes
Toppled gravestones: Yes
Buried gravestones: Unsure
Removed Gravestones: Unknown
Weather problems: Yes
Pollution problems: No
Oldest grave:
Newest grave: 1943
Records: Unsure
Inventory: Unsure
Records location:
Condition: Cemetery neglected
Vandalized: Yes
Police report: No
VA: Overturned gravestones
VA: Broken gravestones
Vegetation: Disturbing gravestones
Vegetation problem: Trees
Vegetation problem: Overgrown-ground cover
Vegetation problem: Overgrown-vines
Drainage:
Problem: Disintegrating Headstones
Work Status: Work underway - No noticeable improvements as of yet
Owner: Cemetery
Use:
Bordering: Residential
Change: Same
Reason:
Visited: Rarely
Previous contacts:

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This cemetery has at least one union and supposedly one confederate buried in it. My mother and I found the Union Soldier, but we are still trying to find the Confederate. The area is so grown up that we could not reach all of the stones.

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name: Melanie G. Whittington
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