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Gowen Cemetery 
Lyman, York County, Maine


Cemetery: Gowen
Other: Gowen
Sign: No
Street: Off of Old Kennebunk Rd. and Old North Berwick Rd. On private land
City: Lyman
Township:
County: York
State: Maine
Nation: United States
Zip:
Status: Abandoned
Size: Small
Directions: turn onto Old Kennebunk Rd. from North Berwick Rd, take first dirt rd. on right. go to end before gravel pit on the left.
Type: Road-private
Location: Rural-woods
Terrain: Level
Watersource: No
Features: wooded area, trees
Land Type: Private
Access: Open
Enclosure: Fence-Broken
Gate: None
Established: 1790's
Gravestones: 20
Oldest: 1791
Newest: 1861
Removed: Unknown
Relocated: Unsure
Repairs: No
Methods:
Restoration: Unsure
Association: Unsure
Records: Unsure
Inventory: Unsure
Records location:
Landscaping: No
Paths: No
Trees: No
Crypts: No
Fencing: Yes
Walkways: No
Brickwork: No
Ironwork: No
Sculpture: No
Fountains: No
Roads: No
Buildings: No
Cement:
Granite: Yes
Marble: Yes
Native Stone:
Slate: Yes
Other Stone:
Wood:
Materials:
Architectural: Unsure
Angels: Unsure
Draperies: Unsure
Fraternal: Unsure
Hands: Unsure
Lambs: Unsure
Monograms: Unsure
Plants: Unsure
Photos: Unsure
Religious: Unsure
Scrollwork: Unsure
Urns: Unsure
Other Carvings: Unsure
Condition: Cemetery neglected
Unmarked: Yes
Broken: Yes
Toppled: Yes
Disintegrating: Yes
Buried: Yes
Weather problems: Yes
Pollution problems: No
Vandalized: Yes
Police report: No
VA: Gravestones-Overturned
VA: Gravestones-Broken
Overgrowth: Graves-Disturbing
Overgrowth: Gravestones-Disturbing
Overgrowth: Gravestones-Damaging
Vegetation: Trees
Vegetation: Ground-Cover
Drainage: Problem-Seasonal
Problem: Apathy
Owner: Unknown
Use: Residential
Bordering: Residential
Change: Unknown
Reason:
Visited: Unknown
Archeology: Unknown
Habitat: Unknown
Contacted:

Needs

vegetation/trees removed. Fence repaired

Other Information

 

Support

 

Submitted by:

name: Michael Bradley
Email: mjbradley@adelphia.net
Date: 9-24-2001

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