Abandoned cemetery: (Alexander) Lawson Cemetery at Levee Road & HIghway 165 North, Bastrop, LA, in woods beyond field that fronts HIghway 165 North.
Neglected Cemeteries: (1) Cooper Lake Cemetery at Cooper Lake Road between Jeannie Road and Warner Road, Bastrop, LA; (2) Wimberly Cemetery (aka Pipe's Cemetery), Oak Ridge, LA; turn left on Avenue Road (HIghway 134) for 1.5 miles to Pipe Lane in Oak Ridge, LA. Turn left on Pipe Lane, drive for about one-half mile for cemetery on left. (3) Washington Chapel Cemetery: From HIghway 425 North turn left on Beagle Club Road. Turn left from Beagle Club Road onto Copeland Road, Bastrop, LA. Travel three-tenths of a mile to a locked double gate on the right side of Copeland Road before it deadends. Cemetery is through the double gate behind a dilapidated building. The cemetery also extends into the overgrowth of trees to the right of the unmowed front portion of this cemetery; ((4) Whispering Pines Cemetery, from the intersection of Commerce Avenue and Martin Luther King Road South, travel one-tenth of a mile on Martin Luther King Drive South. Whispering Pines Cemetery is on your left. (5) Howell Cemetery (aka Howard's Hill Cemetery), Collinston, LA.
Tuesday, July 1, 2008
Morehouse Parish Cemeteries
On March 30, 2008 the following post indicated several cemeteries in Morehouse Parish were neglected and or abandoned. Three of those cemeteries, (Chapel Cemetery-Beagle Club Rd., Whispering Pines Cemetery-Martin L. King South and Howard's Hill Cemetery-Collinston), are under investigation by the Police Jury in order to correct issues of neglect. [ June 23, 2008 ]