Postal Code: 54495
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Wood County Cemetery/
Wood County Poor Farm Cemetery
Township of Seneca; between Port Edwards and Wisconsin Rapids.
Located on the north side of Seneca Road, 0.6 miles west of State Highways 54 and 73.
Persons interred in this county cemetery include former residents of the county poor farm* and home for the aged** as well as others requiring county burial until 1948 when it was abandoned.
*1884 - Poor Farm (located along Seneca Rd.)
**1928 - Wood County Home for the Aged (located along Wis. River Dr.)
1952 - (renamed) Wood County Infirmary
1967 - (renamed) Edgewater Haven
The cemetery is no longer used for interments. All graves have been entered and photographed.
(Not to be confused with Wood National Cemetery in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin.)