Nick Wax Cemetery
Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
Date: 5 July 2000
Cemetery Name: Nick Wax Cemetary
Street: corner of Scenic Hwy and Thomas Rd
City: Baton Rouge
County: East Baton Rouge Parish
Land Type: Private
Graves within: uncertain, a couple of hundred
Oldest grave: 1800's- probably a slave cemetary
Owner: East Baton Rouge Parish
The cemetary was managed by a now defunct benevolent society whose members are all deceased. The property is fenced in with gates that are unlocked. Headstones and tombs are in desperate need of repair showing the remains. In ground graves are either sunken or caved in.
The cemetary lies in a prime industrial are which can give access to the Mississippi River.
East Baton Rouge Parish, area councilman
Submitted by / Contact for additional Information:
name: Cherryl Forbes Montgomery