Abandoned private cemetery Richland Parish - Old Gwin Cemetery Civil War internments
- February 12, 2009
To whom it may concern:
The following cemetery report was made concerning the Old Gwin Cemetery in Richland Parish, Louisiana, near Dehlco. The cemetery is in disrepair.
CEMETERYORSURNAME: gwinn cemetery
Comment: "comments removed" - it is small,maybe 10 graves or so.it is located on parish farm rd. in richland parish.i really hope that someone does something about this soon.it is a shame to see someone forgotten like this.thank you for your time.. (j.m.)
Posted Yesterday 12:38 pm
Cemetery Report Richaland Parish Gwinn Cemetery
The Dehlco Old Gwin Memorial Cemetery - "32º22'29" N Latitude
91º45'22" W Longitude per Martin Gautier's site. Per Find a Grave has 3 burials that are likely for the same named cemetery in Mangham, LA not Dehlco.
The cemetery referenced in the submission indicated only 10 or so graves and gathering from the info the GPS is GPS Coordinates: Latitude: 32.3744, Longitude: -91.7553 halfway down Parish Farm Road per Google Maps.
LARICHLA RootsWeb message posts matching "Gwin cemetery" that indicate that the cemetery is rural and at the time of the posting was unkept. The recent report above confirms that this cemetery remains abandoned or unkept since 2003.
From the Louisiana Cemetery Preservation Wiki
Richaland Parish Gwinn Cemetery
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No photographs available http://www.lagenweb.org/gpp OR Louisiana Tombstone Transcription Project.
Civil War internment identification courtesy of Martin Gautier's LA Cemeteries.
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