Claxon Ridge Cemetery
Monterey, Owen County, Kentucky


Cemetery: Claxon Ridge Cemetery
Other:

Sign: No

Street: 3520 Claxon Ridge Road

City: Monterey - about a mile and a half

Township: Monterey

County: Owen County

State: Kentucky

Nation: United States

Zip:

Status: Abandoned

Size: Small

Directions: 3520 Claxon Ridge Road - about 25 to 30 yards from that house on the left as you face the house.

Type: Road-public

Location: Rural

Terrain: Level

Watersource: No

Features: Trees, peony bushes, wild rose bushes, irises

Property: Private

Access: Permission-required

Enclosure: Fence-Broken

Gate: Non-locking

Established: early 1800's

Gravestones: aprox 150

Oldest: 1861

Newest: 1895

Removed: Unknown

Relocated: No

Repairs: No

Methods: Adhesives

Restoration: Unsure

Association: Unsure

Records: Yes

Inventory: Unsure

Availability: #107 in Owen County, Kentucky "Eternal Rest book"

Landscaping: Yes

Paths: No

Trees: Yes4

Crypts: No

Fencing: No

Brickwork: No

Ironwork: Yes

Sculpture: Yes

Fountains: No

Roads: No

Buildings: No

Cement: Unsure

Granite: Yes

Marble: Unsure

Native: Unsure

Slate: Unsure

Others: Unsure

Wood: Unsure

Materials: Unsure

Architectural: Yes

Angels: Unsure

Draperies: Yes

Fraternal: Unsure

Hands: Yes

Lambs: Unsure

Monograms: Unsure

Plants: Yes

Photos: No

Religious: Yes

Scrollwork: Yes

Urns: No

Carvings: Unsure

Condition: Cemetery in danger of destruction

Unmarked: Yes

Broken: Yes

Toppled: Yes

Disintegrating: Yes

Buried: Yes

Weather: Yes

Pollution: Unknown

Vandalized: No

Report: Yes

Overgrowth:Gravestones-Damaging

GroundCover: Yes

Moss: Yes

Vines: Yes

Drainage: Problem-Seasonal

Owner: Private

Use: Residential

Bordering: Residential

Change: Same

Reason: Roads

Visited: Rarely

Archeology: Unknown

Habitat: Yes

Contacted: Tom Towles - Colorado Springs - did some clearing a few years ago.

name: Julie Zerbe

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Date: 02Feb2003

Surnames:

Claxon,Conway,Johnson,Lawrence, Marker,Lucas,Oliver,New,Roberts,Rogers,Soules,Towles

Other_Information:

Owner of property claims there is a dispute between he and the neighbor as to which owns it. Cemetery is not kept up and is not visible from the road - most often overgrown.

Support:

unknown

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name: Julie Zerbe

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Date: 02Feb2003