Greenwood Cemetery

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Greenwood Cemetery

Also known as Blackthorn Cemetery

Middle Road (County Highway H)
La Pointe, Ashland County, Wisconsin, 54850 USA
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Greenwood Cemetery is a non-denominational cemetery, located 2 miles from downtown LaPointe, on Middle Road. Burials date back to the 1890s and there are many family plots representing succeeding generations of both island residents and long-time summer residents. This peaceful cemetery is surrounded by beautiful forest land.

A long time ago, the cemetery was originally named Black Thorn Cemetery, but the name was changed (at the suggestion of a local Pastor).

This is one of two cemeteries on Madeline Island that are still open for new burials (The other being the local Catholic cemetery.

For details regarding the history or to purchase burial plots, contact the town of LaPointe.


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GPS Coordinates: 46.7783, -90.7317

  • Added: 30 May 2005
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #2144372