Ontario Abandoned Places

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Burk's Cemetery

Ontario : Merrickville-Wolford
Location #12644

Location Owner:fiso
Creation Date: 9/7/2015
Last Updated: 9/7/2015

Four headstones representing the Burk family. Internments in 1858, 1861,1874 and 1876.

I also included a Streetview screen capture to show what the state of this family plot was in July, 2009. It's amazing what some caring folks can do when they get together to help restore history.

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Status: Closed | Category: Cemetery

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Province: Ontario

mobileworks says:
9/8/2015 11:16:34 PM

Property value plummets next to a cemetery, and that's good news for us.

fiso says:
9/8/2015 7:39:52 PM

Build around 'em.....:-)

mobileworks says:
9/8/2015 1:53:39 PM

That's certainly would I would do if I lived close to one, thanks for sharing. They are usually in great locations and some eventually turning into million dollar properties[seaside etc.].

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On 9/7/2015 4:39:49 PM user fiso changed the following: description
On 9/7/2015 4:38:03 PM user fiso uploaded photos : 05Sep-15C 331.JPG / 05Sep-15C 333.JPG / 05Sep-15C 334.JPG / 05Sep-15C 335.JPG / 05Sep-15C 337.JPG / 05Sep-15C 339.JPG / 05Sep-15C 341.JPG / 05Sep-15C 342.JPG / 05Sep-15C 343.JPG / July_2009.JPG / to SID: 97201513344
On 9/7/2015 4:34:08 PM user fiso created gallery : Sept 2015
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