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Abandoned Cemeteries
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You walk through the woods and stumble upon a gravestone. One becomes two, two becomes three and before you know it you're standing in the middle of an overgrown, forgotten cemetery.
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Headstones askew and barely legible, these forgotten and strangely romantic places contain a wealth of information about the history of an area, as well as the people who once lived there.

If you come upon one of these fascinating cemeteries, please mark the coordinates and do a little investigating.
Instructions for Posting a Abandoned Cemeteries Waymark:

DO: - Record the earliest date of burial - Record the latest date of burial - Record any of the surnames of the people buried - Take one or more photographs of the area - Attempt research on the cemetery and its departed guests

DO NOT: - record cemeteries in use today - record cemeteries which are still maintained on a regular basis
Instructions for Visiting a Waymark in this Category:
Take a photo of at least one grave marker and including a qualitative and quantitative description
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Abandoned CemeteriesMiller Family Cemetery - Butt Valley Reservoir, California

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This small family cemetery is located along the east shore of Butt Valley Reservior near Seneca, California. It contains the remains of the William H. Miller Family.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Nitro929

location: California

date approved: 9/3/2008

last visited: 4/26/2014

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Abandoned CemeteriesOld Hillside Cemetery - Reno, NV

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The Old Hillside Cemetery is located west of the University of Nevada Reno, in Reno, Nevada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Nevada

date approved: 3/13/2012

last visited: 10/16/2012

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