Established in 1911 when October Mountain State Forest was still farmland of the first Hilltown settlers. “In the heart of October Mountain State Forest lies the West Branch Road Cemetery, originally called Chapel Cemetery, a 19th-century burial ground. Over the years, most of the headstones have vanished, leaving graves of those buried there unmarked. And there is no known map listing the original location of the graves.” Anna Pease age 10 rests here however also has been sighted walking the old roads here in her white dress. Leave coins on her gravestone when you visit to bring her peaceful rest. Special thank you to Tom Hoffman for the old photo of when the graves were all standing.
Love this blog. I used to work per diem at Hilltown Ambulance.