Wall of Shame

Poor is the nation having no heroes; shameful the one that having them, forgets.

The following graves are most in need of attention:

Name Burial State Burial Town Cemetery Comment
William Williams CT Lebanon Old Cemetery Heavily worn stone
Andrew Adams CT Litchfield West Cemetery Stone worn smooth – overgrown – poor maintenance
Titus Hosmer CT Middletown Mortimer Cemetery Cemetery locked – must get key from firehall
William Samuel Johnson CT Stratford Christ Episcopal Church Cemetery No additional memorialization
Eliphalet Dyer CT Windham Windham Center Cemetery Heavily worn stone
Gunning Bedford, Jr. DE Wilmington Wilmington & Brandywine Cem No additional memorialization
John Dickinson DE Wilmington Friends Meeting House Burial Ground No additional memorialization
Francis Dana MA Cambridge Old Burying Ground Cemetery locked – can glimpse from busy street
Nathaniel Gorham MA Charlestown Phipps Street Burying Ground Horribly maintained, overgrown, trash behind, worn smooth
Timothy Pickering MA Salem Broad Street Cemetery Cemetery locked
Edward Biddle MD Baltimore Old St. Paul’s Cemetery Could not find in an overgrown locked cemetery
Samuel Chase MD Baltimore Old St. Paul’s Cemetery Locked overgrown cemetery – stone in terrible condition
Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer MD Port Tobacco Ellerslie Estate Cemetery ? Grave location not known
William Paca MD Queen Anne County Wye Plantation Private property – not open to public
Richard Smith MS Natchez Natchez City Cemetery Could not find his grave
John Wentworth, Jr. NH Dover Pine Hill Cemetery badly worn obelisk – no additional information
Richard Stockton NJ Princeton Stony Brook Quaker Meeting House Burial Grd unmarked grave in this cemetery
David Brearley NJ Trenton St. Michael’s Episcopal Churchyard Really bad location in an urban setting
George Clymer NJ Trenton Friends Burying Ground Very small stone – urban setting
Jonathan Dayton NJ Elizabeth St Johns Episcopal Church Cemetery Grave location not known in this overgrown cemetery
John De Hart NJ Elizabeth St Johns Episcopal Church Cemetery Grave location not known in this overgrown cemetery
Gouverneur Morris NY Bronx Saint Ann’s Episcopal Church Graveyard Locked – could not access – could photograph through fence
Lewis Morris NY Bronx Saint Ann’s Episcopal Church Graveyard Locked – could not access – urban setting
James Duane NY Duanesburg Christ Episcopal Church locked church – not sure where actually buried within
Rufus King NY Jamaica Grace Episcopal Churchyard Heavily worn stone – next to fast food restaurant
John Jay NY Rye John Jay Cemetery Extremely limited access
Robert R. Livingston NY Tivoli Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church Cemetery just a crypt with a rusty door – no memorialization
John Morton PA Chester Saint Paul’s Burying Ground Poorly maintained overgrown cemetery
Thomas Mifflin PA Lancaster Trinity Lutheran Churchyard Supposedly buried on the street side of the church
William Clingan PA Parkesburg Upper Octorara Church Cemetery Heavily worn stone / small SAR or DAR marker only
Thomas Fitzsimons PA Philadelphia St Mary’s Catholic Churchyard Heavily worn stone
Henry Marchant RI Newport Common Burying Ground & Island Cemetery Well-worn stone with no other markings
Samuel Ward RI Newport Common Burying Ground & Island Cemetery Stone worn smooth
John Mathews SC Charleston Circular Congregational Church Burying Grd grave appears not to be marked
Henry Middleton SC Goose Creek Saint James Goose Creek Cemetery cemetery locked – could not access
Henry Laurens SC Moncks Corner Laurens Family Cemetery cemetery locked cannot access
William Richardson Davie SC Riverside Old Waxhaw Presbyterian Church Cemetery Locked up for some reason in this rural area
William Blount TN Knoxville First Presbyterian Church Cemetery Worn beyond recognition – nothing noting his accomplishments
Richard Henry Lee VA Coles Point Burnt House Fields, Lee Family Estate In a soy bean field down a long dirt road in rural Virginia
Carter Braxton VA Richmond Hollywood Cemetery Is he here? No memorialization
Francis Lightfoot Lee VA Warsaw Mount Airy, Tayloe Family Estate No one home – run down plantation – dogs running about
Daniel Roberdeau VA Winchester Mount Hebron Cemetery Heavily worn stone
Cyrus Griffin VA Williamsburg Bruton Parish Episcopal Church Cemetery badly worn stone
John Harvie VA Richmond Hollywood Cemetery Unmarked grave – plaque marks family internments only
John Banister VA Petersburg Hatcher’s Run Estate Unknown grave location
Peyton Randolph VA Williamsburg Chapel of the College of William and Mary not open to public – little memorialization