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Echo Lake Cemetery

Located in: Central Frontenac
Location #12294

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Location Owner:fiso
Creation Date: 6/28/2015
Last Updated: 6/28/2015

The GPS is not precise (although it is in the general area - I just can't find it on Maps or Earth) , the address is accurate.
There is an active part of this cemetery (which I find remarkable given the location) where the Crawford name has been celebrated. There is also a very well decorated 2*4 acting as a headstone with a wreath and a pair of ballerina shoes adding their own oddness to the display. When taken into consideration by itself, this would seem unremarkable. When coupled with a relatively new headstone celebrating the life of Agnes Ruttan (d. 1928) which had, you guessed it, a cowboy boot right beside it, I evaluate this to be a legitimate "Boot Hill" cemetery. Well, no, not really.

The other part of the cemetery is a central monument to the settlers, and their families, of this somewhat isolated area. There are at least 15 small jagged stones arranged around the area. I take them to be the actual graves of the deceased here. Earliest YOB, 1808, Latest YOD, 1917 with the youngest being 4 months old. The Ruttan family name is still seen on mailboxes along the road (which begs the obvious question, does anyone still get mail?) and there is a small town (err.....intersection) named Wagarville nearby.

The two parts of the cemetery have taken a lesson from Les Nessman and have divided themselves with a line on the ground.

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Echo Lake Cemetery
June 2015
Created by: fiso

Echo Lake Cemetery

Echo Lake Cemetery

Echo Lake Cemetery

Echo Lake Cemetery

Echo Lake Cemetery

Echo Lake Cemetery

Echo Lake Cemetery

Echo Lake Cemetery

Echo Lake Cemetery

Echo Lake Cemetery

Echo Lake Cemetery


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Category: Cemetery


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    fiso says:
    6/30/2015 1:01:43 PM

    That works.....

    trailblazer519 says:
    6/28/2015 8:40:25 PM

    Ok how does "seasoned" sound? Maybe that was the word you yourself used to describe yourself somewhere.

    fiso says:
    6/28/2015 6:52:38 PM

    You need to either stop saying I am "older" or re-evaluate your friends!!!! :-). Heyyyyyy!

    trailblazer519 says:
    6/28/2015 3:56:28 PM

    Lol ..too funny. I think only us older folks have any idea what you're talking about. Some of my younger friends have never even heard of the shows 'Happy Days' or 'Laverne & Shirley'.

    fiso says:
    6/28/2015 2:50:58 PM

    I did this road in a Dodge Challenger....As God as my Witness, I should also be getting a free flying turkey...........

    timo explorer says:
    6/28/2015 2:19:01 PM

    You get the Buckeye News-Hawk Award for the WKRP reference.

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    On 6/28/2015 1:47:07 PM user fiso uploaded photos : 27Jun-15C 144.JPG / 27Jun-15C 145.JPG / 27Jun-15C 146.JPG / 27Jun-15C 147.JPG / 27Jun-15C 148.JPG / 27Jun-15C 150.JPG / 27Jun-15C 152.JPG / 27Jun-15C 153.JPG / 27Jun-15C 154.JPG / 27Jun-15C 155.JPG / 27Jun-15C 160.JPG / to SID: 6282015104234
    On 6/28/2015 1:42:43 PM user fiso created gallery : June 2015
    On 6/28/2015 1:42:30 PM user fiso changed the following: description
    On 6/28/2015 1:39:49 PM user fiso changed the following: hazards,latitude, longitude, location status, description