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Graveyard Island Cemetery #2
Stanly County, North Carolina

Lat: 35° 27' 19"N, 80° 07' 24"W

Contributed by Brandy H. Hartsell, Nov 05, 2003 [branandjohn@hotmail.com]. Total records = 0.

This cemetery, which is on on Graveyard Island., can only be reached by walking 3 miles down train tracks or by boat. The train tracks are located at Old Whitney. This cemetery is to the north of Cemetery #1.

These graves were moved to Graveyard Island between 1915 and 1917 when Alcoa decided to dam the Yadkin River. I cannot find another name for the cemetery so am giving it a number.

From what I have researched on Graveyard Island is that there are 3 or more cemeteries on this Island. They were moved out of the way before they flooded the valley that is now Badin Lake..

I walked this cemetery Oct 03, 2003 and recorded all tombrocks.

- Brandy H. Hartsell

There are no readable tombrocks in this cemetery and some are unmarked There are 200 to 300 rock marked graves.

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