graveyard before and after photographs
Before - 1995
Pathway to graveyard blocked by fallen trees.
Fallen trees, vandalized gravestones and stone wall in disrepair.
Fallen trees, vandalized gravestones and trees growing into gravestones.
Looking back at entrance. Trees fallen or growing into gravestones. Wall in disrepair.
Vandalized Blake memorial obelisk.
After - 2000
Security fence and Sign
Rebuilt walls, trees removed, and Charles A. Blake memorial in foreground.
2000 Open house - trees removed, gravestones repaired, and stone wall repaired.
Trees removed, wall rebuilt, and some gravestones repaired.
Using a crane, the obelisk was re-set.
Memorial marked in Honor of Charles A. Blake. who bequeathed funding for the benefit of the Walker-Blake Graveyard.