Champain Cemetery
Pleasant Hill, Mercer County, Kentucky

Date: August 28, 2001

Cemetery: Champain Cemetery on old Champain home site, Pleasant Hill, KY
Established: 1837
Street: Located on Old Champion Farm, U.S. Highway 68, one mile east of Shakertown, Mercer County, Kentucky.
Type: Road-public
City: Pleasant Hill
Township:
County: Mercer
State: Kentucky
Nation: USA
Zip:
Nearby: New barn on property, no house, look for Zion Church across street from site.
Location: Rural-agricultural
Land: Flat
Watersource: No
Features: Rock wall with lots of trees around the site, fields around that
Sign: No
Land Type: Private
Access: Permission-required
Enclosure: Wall
Gate: Locks
Status: Abandoned
Size: Medium
Gravestones: 27
Oldest: 1837
Newest: 1956
Unmarked: Yes
Broken:
Toppled: Yes
Buried: Yes
Removed: Unknown
Weather problems: No
Pollution problems: No
Association: No
Records: Yes
Inventory: Yes
Records location: Champion Family Gravesite copies November 3, 1964 by Ison Heirs.
Condition: Cemetery in danger of destruction
Vandalized: No
Overgrowth: Graves-Disturbing
Overgrowth: Gravestones-Disturbing
Overgrowth: Gravestones-Damaging
Vegetation: Trees
Vegetation: Ground-Cover
Vegetation: Vines
Drainage:
Problem: Disintegrating Headstones
Restoration: Work underway - No noticable improvements as of yet
Owner: Private
Use: Agricultural
Bordering: Agricultural
Change: Same
Reason:
Visited: Unknown
Archeology: No
Contacted: none at this time

Other Information
This is located about 1-2 miles in, a long walk to get to. Hard to find. Current property owners are Kelley.

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