Town of Southwest Harbor
Historic Cemetery Committee
The Southwest Harbor Historic Cemetery Committee (appointed by the Selectmen, July 2016) is charged with fostering the protection, preservation, and appreciation of the community historic burying grounds. There are eleven known cemeteries (possibly more) in the town of Southwest Harbor. These cemeteries are abandoned and neglected and the focus of our restoration and preservation efforts. They are:
Mount Height Cemetery has its own association and so is not overseen by this committee.
Documentation, Preservation, and Education
The objectives of the committee are to protect and preserve the community cemeteries, including historic character, integrity and significance; open space and landscape management; conservation of historic grave markers and other structural elements; education and public involvement.
Lynne Birlem Wayne Gilley Patty Pinkham Chad Terry
Joan Terry Kathe Walton Natasha Watson
Clark Cemetery Dolliver Family Burial Ground Dolliver Grave
King Cemetery Lurvey Cemetery Moore Cemetery
Newman Cemetery Union Cemetery
If you know of other old cemeteries or grave sites in Southwest Harbor not listed or if you are interested in attending a meeting or joining the committee, please call committee member Kathe Walton at 244-5560.