Madaket Cemetery
Madaket, Nantucket County, Massachusetts

Cemetery: madaket cemetery

Other: none

Sign: Yes

Street: sheep pond road

City: madaket

Township: madaket

County: nantucket

State: massachusetts

Nation: united states

Zip: 02554

Status: Abandoned

Size: Large

Directions: from the steamer wharf take broad st to center st to hussey st to gardner st to main st to madaket road to south cambridge st to sheep pond road the cemetery is onthe right

Type: Road-public

Location: Rural

Terrain: Level

Watersource: No

Features: pine trees and poison ivy

Property: Private

Access: Inaccessible

Enclosure: Natural

Gate: Locks

Established: 1845

Gravestones: 40

Oldest: 1846

Newest: 1901

Removed: No

Relocated: No

Repairs: No

Methods: Adhesives

Restoration: No

Association: No

Records: Yes

Inventory: No


Landscaping: No

Paths: No

Trees: Yes2

Crypts: No

Fencing: No

Brickwork: No

Ironwork: Yes

Sculpture: No

Fountains: No

Roads: No

Buildings: No

Cement: No

Granite: Yes

Marble: Yes

Native: No

Slate: No

Others: No

Wood: Yes

Materials: Yes

Architectural: No

Angels: No

Draperies: No

Fraternal: No

Hands: No

Lambs: No

Monograms: No

Plants: No

Photos: No

Religious: No

Scrollwork: No

Urns: No

Carvings: No

Condition: Cemetery in danger of destruction

Unmarked: Yes

Broken: Yes

Toppled: Yes

Disintegrating: Yes

Buried: Yes

Weather: Yes

Pollution: Yes

Vandalized: Yes

Report: No

VA: Gravestones-Stolen

Overgrowth: Graves-Disturbing

Overgrowth: Gravestones-Disturbing

Overgrowth: Gravestones-Damaging

GroundCover: Yes

Moss: Yes

Vines: Yes

Drainage: Problem-Constant

Problem: Encroachment

Problem: Apathy

Owner: Unknown

Use: Dumping

Bordering: Residential

Change: Smaller

Reason: Housing

Visited: Rarely

Archeology: No

Habitat: No

Contacted: nobody


Coffin, Phinney


there is a radio towe near the cemetery so there is a sign that says keep out.


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Date: june 12 2002