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Home > Other Cemeteries in Chatham-Kent > Chatham Kent's Other Cemeteries > Chatham Twp > Chatham Township (Including Old Chatham Gore) > Riverview Cemetery (Old Areas) - Wallaceburg > Chatham Township - Cemeteries WITH Monuments. > Camden Twp > Camden Township (Including Old Camden Gore) > Camden Township Cemeteries with Monuments > Butler Cemetery ..... See poor old Butler Cemetery ravaged by time and erosion. (To have major repair work, summer 2015.)

A spire monument lies on the ground having tipped, many years ago.
Photo by Doug Gammon
Photo by Doug GammonEverything here can be fixed so easily if only we had more time and / or more help.
Photo by Doug GammonHave these monuments fallen over the edge from above, or were they located on the flats and simply tipped?
Photo by Doug GammonWhite Marble monuments tipped this badly are almost condemned to break soon due to all of the pressure on them due to the severe tip on them.
Photo by Doug GammonWill this monument fall over the edge tomorrow? This year? In two years? Should it be moved or allowed to fall? Moving it means location of grave is lost. Allowing it to stay until it falls means a severe safety hazard as well as it's immediate destruction soon after.
Photo by Doug GammonReady to fall over the edge of the high cliff
Photo by Doug GammonAnother monument ready to go over the edge
Photo by Doug GammonThis could be fixed so easily but should it be fixed where it is or moved away from the cliff?
Photo by Doug Gammon
Photo by Doug GammonOnly two small trees hold this heavy monument at the top of the cliff. Will it fall this week? This year? Next year? Unfortunately we just do not have the time to get to this cemetery to work on such monuments.
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