Elmwood Cemetery Wall - Woodward, OK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter
N 36° 25.140 W 099° 24.853
14S E 462865 N 4030502
Quick Description: The rock wall running across the front of Elmwood Cemetery was constructed by the WPA.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 12/30/2017 12:09:25 PM
Waymark Code: WMXDEA
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA
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Long Description:
Elmwood Cemetery is located on Downs Avenue (County Road 410 East), southwest of town. This is a large cemetery with 10,693 burials at this date. The area is well maintained, and the unique thing is its three foot high granite rock wall that runs along the north side facing Downs Avenue, and along its east side, separating it from a housing addition. This rock wall was constructed by the WPA in the 1930s and is hundreds of feet long.

The wall curves on either side of the main entrance, with six foot high pillars, then runs the width of the cemetery along the road at a height of about three feet. Approximately every 30 feet, there is a slightly higher pillar. The stones are laid randomly and allowed to form a jagged top.
Project type: Other

Date built or created: 1930s

Location: Elmwood Cemetery

City: Woodward, OK

Condition: Good upkeep with a little wear and tear

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