|Cemetery notes and/or description:|
The TROUT-MILLER Cemetery is generally located about .3 mile southeast of the intersection of Peters Creek Road NW (SR 117), and Shenandoah Avenue (SR 742). Turn south off of Shenandoah Avenue onto Cherryhill Road, proceed south about 500 feet, then just past the intersection with a stub of Cherryhill Road, there is a short cement driveway to the west; the cemetery is about 300 feet down the steep wooded hillside to the east (opposite) of this driveway, and is perhaps halfway down the slope between the road and Peters Creek.
>>There appear to be no trails leading to the cemetery and the hillside is very overgrown. Do not attempt the steep climb down to the cemetery unless you are physically fit.
The small cemetery is enclosed by a low brick wall which had once been capped with roofing tiles. Sadly, the cemetery is now heavily vandalized, with many stones badly broken, and at least three graves recently dug out. Additionally, there is natural damage by fallen trees. Only about 7 stones are fully intact. Many shards of gravestones remain scattered on ground, and with some patience, some might be re-assembled on the ground for reading.
>>This very early cemetery is desperately in need of stabilization and some tender loving care.
Craig H. Trout
Loudoun County, VA