Woodbourne Cemetery

Woodbourne Cemetery (HM25ZU)

Location: Woodbourne-Hyde Park, OH 45459 Montgomery County
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N 39° 39.5388', W 84° 10.3735'

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Woodbourne Cemetery

In 1823, Richard Wheatley elected to bury his son, Richard, in Lot 16 of the industrial town of Woodbourne, thereby establishing a town burial ground. Others were buried there before the Christian church was built on Lot 11 in 1846. This church then associated itself with the cemetery. With the decline of the town, the church was abandoned and torn down in 1939. The last interment in the cemetery was in 1891. There are nine markers for 15 known burials, but many more are said to be buried here. Residents still whisper that a neighbor removed a number of flat stones some years ago to make a patio. The cemetery is now maintained by Washington Township.
HM NumberHM25ZU
Series This marker is part of the series
Historical Period19th Century
Historical PlaceCemetery
Marker TypeOther
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleFree Standing
Placed ByCenterville Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, March 13th, 2018 at 4:50pm PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] JHR1981  [2] JHR1981  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 742535 N 4393729
Decimal Degrees39.65898000, -84.17289100
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 39.5388', W 84° 10.3735'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 39' 32.3280" N, 84° 10' 22.4076" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)513, 937
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 401-427 W Whipp Rd, Woodbourne-Hyde Park OH 45459, US
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