Endangered Delaware Cemetery Reports

Endangered Delaware Cemetery Reports (5)

Cemetery: Pidgeon Run Presbyterian Cemetery

Other:

Sign: No

Street:

City: Red Lion

Township:

County: New CASTLE

State: Delaware

Nation: USA

Zip:

lat_ns: N

lat_h:

lat_mmss:

long_ew: W

long_h:

long_mmss:

Status: Abandoned

Size: Small

Directions: Located one mile N. E. of Red Lion

Type: Road-public

Location: Rural

Terrain: Level

Watersource: Yes

Features: Woods and a small stream Pigeon Run Stream

Property: Public

Access: Open

Enclosure: None

Gate: None

Established: 1727

Gravestones: 50-60+

Oldest: 1738

Newest:

Removed: Yes

Relocated: Unsure

Repairs: No

Methods:

Restoration: Unsure

Association: Unsure

Records: Unsure

Inventory: Unsure

Availability:

Landscaping:

Paths: Yes

Trees: Yes4

Crypts: Yes

Fencing:

Brickwork: Yes

Ironwork:

Sculpture:

Fountains:

Roads:

Buildings:

Cement:

Granite: Yes

Marble:

Native: Yes

Slate: Yes

Others:

Wood:

Materials: Yes

Architectural:

Angels:

Draperies:

Fraternal:

Hands:

Lambs:

Monograms:

Plants:

Photos:

Religious: Yes

Scrollwork: Yes

Urns:

Carvings: Yes

Condition: Cemetery in danger of destruction

Unmarked: Unsure

Broken: Yes

Toppled: Yes

Disintegrating: Yes

Buried: Yes

Weather: Unknown

Pollution: Unknown

Vandalized: Yes

Report: No

VA1: Gravestones-Overturned

VA2: Gravestones-Broken

VA3: Gravestones-Stolen

VA4:

VA5: Graves-Desecrated

Overgrowth:

Overgrowth1: Problem-Access

Overgrowth2: Graves-Disturbing

Overgrowth3: Gravestones-Disturbing

Overgrowth4: Gravestones-Damaging

GroundCover: Yes

Moss: Yes

Vines: Yes

Drainage: Problem-Seasonal

Problem1: Encroachment

Problem2: Apathy

Owner: Unknown

Use: Dumping

Bordering: Industrial

Change: Unknown

Reason: Commercial

Visited: Rarely

Archeology: Unknown

Habitat: Unknown

Surnames:

Other_Information:

Contacted:

Support:

Name: Danny Picard

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African Union First Methodist Cemetery
Bear, New Castle County, Delaware

Date: 11/02/2000

Cemetery: African Union MF
Street: Corner of Route 7 (Bear-Christiana Road) & School Bell Road (RD 344)
City: Bear
Township: N/A
County: New Castle
State: Delaware
Nation: United States
Zip: 19701
Nearby: School Bell Apartments
Land Type: Private
Status: Abandoned
Accessible: Yes
Unmarked graves: Yes
Graves within: 20+
Oldest grave: Unknown
Newest grave: Unknown
Records: Unsure
Inventory: Unsure
Records location:
Owner: Unknown
Condition: Cemetery in danger of destruction
Vandalism
Overgrown-trees
Overgrown-ground cover
Overgrown-vines
Broken Headstones
Buried Headstones
Disintegrating Headstones
Fallen Headstones
Previous contacts: Sent E-Mail to New Castle County Executive Office of Tom Gordon, no response
Work Status: No work started as of yet

Submitted by / Contact for additional Information:

name: Paul Jacobs
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Little Creek Cemetery
Little Creek, Kent County, Delaware
Cemetery: north of little creek, Delaware

Other:

Sign: No

Street: Lanes produce

City: 1/4 mile north of little creek, Delaware

Township:

County: Kent

State: Delaware

Nation:

Zip: 19961

Status: Abandoned

Size: Small

Directions: 200 yards east of route 9, 1/4 mile north of little creek delaware

Type: Road-public

Location: Rural

Terrain: Level

Watersource: No

Features: rounded edge of unusual trees for the srea

Property: Private

Access: Permission-required

Enclosure: Natural

Gate: None

Established: late 1700's to early 1800

Gravestones: 20-30

Oldest: 1700's

Newest: 1800's

Removed: Unknown

Relocated: No

Repairs: No

Methods: Adhesives

Restoration: Unsure

Association: Unsure

Records: Unsure

Inventory: Unsure

Availability:

Landscaping: No

Paths: No

Trees: Yes4

Crypts: No

Fencing: No

Brickwork: No

Ironwork: No

Sculpture: No

Fountains: No

Roads: No

Buildings: No

Cement: No

Granite: Yes

Marble: Yes

Native: Unsure

Slate: Unsure

Others: Unsure

Wood: No

Materials: No

Architectural: Unsure

Angels: Unsure

Draperies: Unsure

Fraternal: Unsure

Hands: Yes

Lambs: Unsure

Monograms: Unsure

Plants: Yes

Photos: Unsure

Religious: Yes

Scrollwork: Yes

Urns: Unsure

Carvings: Unsure

Condition: Cemetery vandalized

Unmarked: Yes

Broken: Yes

Toppled: Yes

Disintegrating: Yes

Buried: Yes

Weather: No

Pollution: No

Vandalized: Yes

Report: No

VA: Gravestones-Overturned

VA: Gravestones-Broken

Overgrowth:

Overgrowth: Problem-Access

GroundCover:

Moss:

Vines: Yes

Drainage: Good

Problem1:

Problem2:

Owner: Cemetery

Use: Agricultural

Bordering: Agricultural

Change: Same

Reason: Roads

Visited: Unknown

Archeology: Unknown

Habitat: Unknown

Contacted: NO ONE

Surnames:

Other_Information:

Support:

NONE

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name: IRVIN W LITTLE JR

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Date: 12 feb 2003

New Castle Cemetery

New Castle, New Castle County, Delaware

Cemetery: New Castle Cemetery
Other: Bethel Cemetery
Sign: No
Street: Route 273
City: New Castle
Township:
County: New Castle County
State: Delaware
Nation: USA
Zip: 19720
Status: Abandoned
Size: Small
Directions: Up Route 273, just past Hare's Corner going towards Christiana
Type: Road-public
Location: Rural-mixed
Terrain: Level
Watersource: No
Features: Just lies in a small set of woods next to a farm/field
Land Type: Public
Access: Open
Enclosure: None
Gate: None
Established: 1700's
Gravestones: 12
Removed: Unknown
Relocated: No
Repairs: No
Restoration: Unsure
Association: Unsure
Records: Unsure
Inventory: Unsure
Paths: Paths
Trees: Trees
Granite: Markers Granite
Marble: Markers Marble
Other: Carvings Other
Condition: Cemetery in danger of destruction
Unmarked: Unsure
Broken: Yes
Toppled: Yes
Disintegrating: Yes
Buried: Unsure
Weather problems: Yes
Pollution problems: No
Vandalized: Yes
Police report: No
VA: Gravestones-Broken
Overgrowth: Gravestones-Disturbing
Vegetation: Trees
Vegetation: Ground-Cover
Drainage: Problem-Seasonal
Owner: City
Use: Agricultural
Bordering: Commercial
Change: Smaller
Reason: Agriculture
Visited: Unknown
Archeology: No
Habitat: Yes
Contacted: Delaware Historical Society

Needs
The cemetery area should be cleared out of ground growth, at least around the head stones. At the very least, a small fence
should be placed around it. Also, the headstones should be cleaned and set properly, if possible.

Other Information
It's an old cemetery with some dates going back as far as the 1700's.

Support
I don't know.

Update - 27 September 2003

According to the ADC street map for New Castle County, the name of the cemetery is Bethel. There is only a small house adjoining the cemetery. I believe there used to be a church that maintained the property at one time. The cemetery is completely enveloped by the woods. Driving by, there is

Submitted by:
name: Shannon Sammon
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Update:

name: John M. Clancy
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Primehook National Wildlife Refuge Cemetery
Milton, Sussex

Cemetery: cemetery at primehook national wildlife refuge
Other:
Sign: Yes
Street: route16 broadkill beach road
City: milton
Township:
County: sussex
State: delaware
Nation: united states
Zip: 19968
lat_ns: N
lat_h:
lat_mmss:
long_ew: W
long_h:
long_mmss:
Status: Abandoned
Size: Small
Directions: on rt. 16 turn left at primehook refuge go to dead end. turn right. at office of refuge cemetery is on left hand side
Type: Road-public
Location: Rural
Terrain: Level
Watersource: Yes
Features: wildlife refuge
Property: Public
Access: Open
Enclosure: Fence-Broken
Gate: Non-locking
Established: 1700's
Gravestones: 5
Oldest:
Newest: 1800's
Removed: No
Relocated: No
Repairs: No
Methods: Adhesives
Restoration: No
Association: No
Records: Unsure
Inventory: Unsure
Availability:
Landscaping: Yes
Paths: Yes
Trees: Yes3
Crypts: No
Fencing: Yes
Brickwork: No
Ironwork: Yes
Sculpture: No
Fountains: No
Roads: No
Buildings: No
Cement: Yes
Granite: Yes
Marble: Yes
Native: Unsure
Slate: Unsure
Others: Yes
Wood: No
Materials: No
Architectural: No
Angels: No
Draperies: No
Fraternal: No
Hands: Unsure
Lambs: Unsure
Monograms: Unsure
Plants: Unsure
Photos: No
Religious: Unsure
Scrollwork: Unsure
Urns: No
Carvings: Unsure
Condition: Cemetery poorly maintained
Unmarked: Unsure
Broken: Yes
Toppled: Yes
Disintegrating: Yes
Buried: Unsure
Weather: Unknown
Pollution: Unknown
Vandalized: No
Report: Yes
VA1:
VA2:
VA3:
VA4:
VA5:
Overgrowth:
Overgrowth1:
Overgrowth2:
Overgrowth3:
Overgrowth4: Gravestones-Damaging
GroundCover:
Moss:
Vines: Yes
Drainage: Good
Problem1:
Problem2: Apathy
Owner: Goverment
Use: Parking
Bordering: Recreational
Change: Same
Reason: Parking
Visited: Unknown
Archeology: Unknown
Habitat: No
Contacted: manager of the refuge

Surnames:

Other_Information:

Support:

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Date: 2/24/06