Shows Cemetery
Blanchard, Caddo Parrish, Louisiana

Cemetery: Shows Cemetery
Other:
Sign: No
Street: 5100 Primitive Baptist Church Road
City: 3.8 miles Southwest of Blanchard
Township: 18
County: Caddo
State: Louisiana
Nation: USA
Zip: 71107
Status: Abandoned
Size: Small
Directions: From Blanchard-East on Pine Hill Rd, South (right) on Roy Rd., and East (left) on Primitive Baptist Church Rd to the end of the road to house on the left.
Type: Road-public
Location: Suburban-developed
Terrain: Level
Watersource: No
Features: There is a house right on top of the cemetery which was under a grove of trees.
Property: Private
Access: Inaccessible
Enclosure:
Gate:
Established: Before 1880
Gravestones: 36
Oldest: 1896
Newest: 1914
Removed: Yes
Relocated: No
Repairs: No
Methods:
Restoration: No
Association: No
Records: No
Inventory: Yes
Availability: Caddo Parish Cemeteries, printed 1969, available at the Shreve Memorial Library
Landscaping:
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Cement:
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Condition: Cemetery destroyed
Unmarked: No
Broken: No
Toppled: No
Disintegrating: No
Buried: Unsure
Weather: No
Pollution: No
Vandalized: Yes
Report: No
Overgrowth: None
Problem: Encroachment
Owner: Private
Use: Residential
Bordering: Residential
Change: Unknown
Reason: Housing
Visited: Unknown
Archeology: Unknown
Habitat: Unknown
Contacted: None yet

Surnames

Kent, Lyles, Martin, Shows, Vandever, Womack

Other Information

All gravestones have been removed and a house has been built on top of the cemetery.

Support

I do not have contacts yet. I just learned of the condition of this cemetery this past weekend. I was searching for help when I found this site. I'm not sure anything can be done for this cemetery.

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name: Diana Ware
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Date: April 16, 2001