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St Patrick's, Beaver Brook, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania

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Cemetery: St Patrick\\\'s Cemetery , not sure
Other: Beaver Brook Cemetary [it\\\'s in BeaverBrook, PA outside McAdoo, PA]
Sign: No
Street: Off route 309
City: in Beaver Brook, PA outside McAdoo, PA 18237
Township: ? Banks
County: Luzerne...? Scranton Catholic Diocese
State: PA
Nation: USA
Zip: NEAR 18237
lat_ns: N
long_ew: W
Status: Abandoned
Size: Medium
Directions: Off route 309, South of Hazleton, PA, about 1/2 mile off road into village of Beaver Brook, PA
Type: Road-public
Location: Rural
Terrain: Level
Watersource: No
Features: Many trees, ferns, fallen leaves, near Anthracite coal mine stripping pits.
Property: Private
Access: Open
Enclosure: None
Gate: None
Established: Around mid 1800s
Gravestones: 50 or so
Oldest: unsure, many Irish names, some Civil War Veterans, PA INF.
Newest: unsure
Removed: Unknown
Relocated: No
Repairs: No
Methods: Other
Restoration: Unsure
Association: Unsure
Records: Yes
Inventory: Unsure
Availability: I believe so but name can\\\'t be recalled
Landscaping: Unsure
Paths: Yes
Trees: Yes4
Crypts: No
Fencing: Yes
Brickwork: No
Ironwork: Yes
Sculpture: Yes
Fountains: No
Roads: No
Buildings: No
Cement: Yes
Granite: Yes
Marble: Yes
Native: Unsure
Slate: No
Others: Unsure
Wood: Yes
Materials: Yes
Architectural: No
Angels: Yes
Draperies: No
Fraternal: Yes
Hands: Yes
Lambs: Yes
Monograms: Unsure
Plants: Unsure
Photos: Unsure
Religious: Yes
Scrollwork: Yes
Urns: No
Carvings: Yes
Condition: Cemetery in danger of destruction
Unmarked: Yes
Broken: Yes
Toppled: Yes
Disintegrating: Yes
Buried: Yes
Weather: Yes
Pollution: Unknown
Vandalized: No
Report: No
VA2: Gravestones-Broken
Overgrowth2: Graves-Disturbing
GroundCover: Yes
Vines: Yes
Drainage: Problem-Seasonal
Problem1: Encroachment
Owner: Cemetery
Use: Agricultural
Bordering: Residential
Change: Same
Reason: Housing
Visited: Rarely
Archeology: Unknown
Habitat: Unknown
Surnames: ...many Irish...Boyle,Galagher, McDonnell
Other_Information: ...several Civil War Veterans are in this cemetery & someone has placed American flags near the small stones, soldier\\\'s names are surrounded by a carved shield, have American flag near with star emblem & dates of 1861-1865, some markers have written script on them vs. printing, some graves appear in or near sink hole areas [sunken depressions, markers sunken, markers broken, moved fallen]
Contacted: e-mailed cemetery director of Catholic Diocese of Scranton, PA
Support: Cemetery Director of Catholic Diocese of Scranton, PA in Scranton, PA
Name: M. Payne
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Date: 7/19/10

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