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 Ash Creek Cemetery- Wilburton, Latimer County, Oklahoma
 

Date: April 7, 2002
Established: Early 1900's
Cemetery: Ash Creek Cemetery is what people around here call it.
Street: Ash Creek Road, Robber's Cave State Park, Wilburton, Oklahoma
City: Wilburton
County: Latimer
State: Oklahoma
Nation: U.S.A.
Zip: 74578
Nearby: Ash Creek Road and Highway 2 North
Land Type: Public
Status: Abandoned
Accessible: Open
Unmarked_graves: Yes
Graves within: 10-15 graves
Oldest grave: N/A
Newest grave: 1940's
Records: Unsure
Inventory: Unsure
Records location:
Owner: Regional government, borders a recreational area.
Current Condition: Neglected
Other problems: Vegetation and trees are damaging gravestones, drainage is a seasonal problem.
Previous contacts: Have not done so as of yet.
Current Status: No work started as of yet

Other Information: The cemetery is very near a recreational lake, but deep in the woods. It has in the past been under water. The fence is broken down around it. There is only one stone that has an inscription marked approx. 1940, all of the others are actual stones placed long side up. No names are legible. One marker has "Lapp Funeral Home, Wilburton, OK" which no longer exists. I have found no information on the internet about "Lapp Funeral Home".

Submitted by / Contact for additional Information:

name: Peggy Arteberry
Email: stonewashedblue@aol.com

 


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