Projects for Indian Mound National Register
of Historic Places Application and
Confederate Monument Preservation.
Special Notice (1/27/17):
View toward lots.
How lots impact dedication ceremony
Location of 2 lots in the Confederate Memorial Historic Site
Location of two lots on old cemetery plat
We are working with the Hampshire County Historic Landmarks Commission to restore and preserve the Confederate Memorial Historic Site for future generations. Fortunately, the Monument is outside of the Romney municipal limits so we can work with our County Landmarks Commission and our County Commissioners to preserve this important historic site honoring the Sons of Old Hampshire.
Location of Confederate Memorial Historic Site - aerial photo
- Deteriorating Condition of the Monument
- Plot Encroachment next to Confederate Monument
- Confederate graves from front (east)
- Confederate graves from southwest
- Names on Monument
Map images taken from the map of Indian Mound Cemetery in Hampshire County Map Book 1, Map 22:
Romney Municipal Boundary, 1909Deed Book drawing of Town boundary see Cemetery in lower right just outside of the municipal boundary. (use back button to return here)
Link to Commemorative Celebrations.
Link to Preservation Plan for the Site
Recorded Deeds adjacent to the Confederate Monument
Effect of the Monument
Historic Romney, 1762-1937, p.66
To see the deteriorating condition of the Confederate Monument, click here!
Flag Poles at the Monument
Click here for info on the flag poles.
Removal of the tree on the Indian Mound and of two box bushes in front of the Monument:
Romney Municipal BoundaryClick here to go to page discussing municipal jurisdiction over this historic site.
If you have any documents or photographs concerning the Indian Mound Cemetery or the Confederate Monument which would be of help in our getting this important Hampshire County site on the National Register of Historic Places, please contact us or the Hampshire County Historic Landmarks Commission (304-822-7018)!