Unknown Cemetery
High Hill, Warren County, Missouri

Cemetery: unknown African American on Bear Creek Road
Sign: No
Street: on private land on Bear Creek Road south of Montgomery County line
City: High Hill
County: Warren
State: Missouri
Nation: USA
Status: Abandoned
Size: Small
Directions: no direct road to cemetery. Walk through woods from any of three surrounding properties
Type: Road-public
Location: Rural-woods
Terrain: Hillside
Watersource: No
Features: lots of red cedars
Property: Private
Access: Permission-required
Enclosure: None
Gate: None
Gravestones: at least 30
Oldest: 1908
Newest: 1955
Removed: Unknown
Relocated: No
Repairs: No
Restoration: No
Association: No
Records: Unsure
Inventory: Unsure
Landscaping: No
Paths: No
Trees: No
Crypts: No
Fencing: No
Walkways: No
Brickwork: No
Ironwork: No
Sculpture: No
Fountains: No
Roads: No
Buildings: No
Granite: Yes
Native: 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 neglected
Unmarked: Yes
Broken: Yes
Toppled: Yes
Disintegrating: Yes
Buried: Unsure
Weather: No
Pollution: No
Vandalized: Yes
Report: No
VA: Gravestones-Overturned
Overgrowth: Graves-Disturbing
Overgrowth: Gravestones-Disturbing
Overgrowth: Gravestones-Damaging
Vegetation: Trees
Drainage: Good
Owner: Family
Use: Agricultural
Bordering: Woods
Change: Same
Visited: Rarely
Archeology: No
Habitat: Yes


Connor Graves Haywood Wilson

Other Information

Tornado in 60's felled trees over much of site. Cows stomp graves and overturn stones. Most graves only marked with native stones. Occasional visitors leave flowers. a Rev A.T.Haywood is buried here so perhaps there was a church associated with the cemetery at one time


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name: Lissa Klein
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Date: Apr 9, 2002