Blacks Cemetery

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Blacks Cemetery
Also known as:  Black Cemetery, Old Black Chapel Cemetery

  • Ohio River Scenic Byway (Indiana State Highway 62), Mount Vernon, Posey County, Indiana, 47620 USA
  • 947 Memorials added (89% photographed)

The cemetery is located in Black Township (S half of the NE quadrant of Section 11 Township 7S Range 14W) on the north side of the Ohio River Scenic Byway (Indiana State Route 52) about 0.4 miles west of its intersection with Indiana State Highway 69.

Indiana Cemetery Locations, Volume 4, published by the Indiana Genealogical Society (April 2009), gives the primary cemetery name as Downen Cemetery.
The cemetery is listed in the Cemetery and Burial Grounds Registry of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and in the State Historical Architectural and Archaeological Research Database (SHAARD) with Cemetery Record Number CR-65-7 (Black’s / Black).
The Indiana Historic Sites and Structures Inventory (IHSSI) survey number for Black’s Cemetery is 129-439-35044 with the dataset compiled in 2002.
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) feature ID for the cemetery is 431120 (Black Cemetery).

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GPS Coordinates: 37.9292, -87.9511

  • Added: 2 Jan 2000
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #84353