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.


Bob Bates

411 Daniel Ave.

Gibbstown, NJ 08027


Tel: 609-206-6903

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