Center Cemetery #03

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Center Cemetery #03

Also known as Mary Lyon Cemetery

Location
Upper Street
Buckland, Franklin County, Massachusetts, 01338 USA
Memorials 365 added (83% photographed)

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Often referred to as "Center Cemetery" or "New Cemetery" or "Buckland Cemetery."

Often confused with Old Cemetery Number One.

Often confused with Taylor Cemetery/Number Two.

Located on a hillside on the north and east side of a building known as The Buckland Public Hall, formerly the hall of agricultural organization Grange No. 87, now an annex of the First Congregational Church of Buckland (commonly known as the Mary Lyon Church).

The rows run in a east/west direction with the stones facing north/south. Access is from the north west corner off Upper Street, where the sign is located, or from the Public Hall's driveway (off Upper St) on the east side of the building. This cemetery's south east boundary borders the northern boundary of Old Cemetery Number One.

According to The History of Buckland 1779-1935 by Fannie Shaw Kendrick, the land for Cemetery Number Three was acquired in February 1893 by the Buckland Union Cemetery Association.
This cemetery is under the care of the Buckland Union Cemetery Association, a non-profit, ALL VOLUNTEER organization, that gratefully accepts donations for monument care and grounds keeping. Mail your contribution payable to BUCA, P.O.Box 69, Buckland MA 01338-0069.



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GPS Coordinates: 42.5927, -72.7899

  • Added: 10 Oct 2010
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #2373368