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Montgomery Cemetery, Montgomery, Fayette County, West Virginia

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Montgomery Cemetery
Montgomery, Fayette County, West Virginia

Date: July 27, 2001

Cemetery: Montgomery Cemetery
Established: 1800's
Street: Rt 61 E
Type: Road-public
City: Montgomery
Township:
County: Fayette
State: West Virginia
Nation: US
Zip: 25136
Nearby: Overpass to Montgomery Bridge
Location: Urban-developed
Land: Hillside
Watersource: No
Features:
Sign: No
Land Type: Public
Access: Open
Enclosure: None
Gate: None
Status: Abandoned
Size: Small
Gravestones: 25
Oldest: early 1800's
Newest:
Unmarked: Yes
Broken: Yes
Toppled: Yes
Buried: Unsure
Removed: Unknown
Weather problems: Yes
Pollution problems: No
Association: No
Records: Unsure
Inventory: No
Records location:
Condition: Cemetery in danger of destruction
Vandalized: Yes
Police report: Yes
VA: Gravestones-Overturned
VA: Gravestones-Broken
VA: Graffiti
Overgrowth: Problem-Access
Vegetation: Trees
Vegetation: Ground-Cover
Drainage: Constant problem
Problem: Disintegrating Headstones
Restoration: No work started as of yet
Owner: Cemetery
Use:
Bordering: Transportation
Change: Smaller
Reason: Roads
Visited: Rarely
Archeology: No
Contacted: We went directly to city hall since the Mayor is supposed to be a descendant of these families.

Other Information

These are the burial spots for the founding fathers of the town of Montgomery, who descend from the first settlers not only in the Kanawha Valley, but for what became Montgomery.

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