The town of Dana was flooded to create the Quabbin Reservoir. All 7,613 burials in the watershed were exhumed and 6,601 were removed to Quabbin Park Cemetery in 1938. The remaining 1,012 burials went to other cemeteries.
The land that remains from Dana now is part of Petersham in Worcester County.
Vital Records for Dana are held by the Commonwealth
Contact: Quabbin Visitor Center
485 Ware Road
Belchertown, MA 01007
The New Salem Historical Society on Rte 202 also holds a wealth of information about the towns now under the Quabbin.
- Added: 14 Dec 2010
- Find A Grave Cemetery: #2381012
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