Cemeteries

Freedom West Cemetery

Freedom West Cemetery

Drakesberg Cemetery

Drakesburg Cemetery

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Freedom Township has two cemeteries. Freedom West Cemetery is on Asbury Road, north of S.R. 303.  Drakesburg Cemetery is located on Nichols Road, south of S.R. 303.

The Township also has several early private burial grounds. The first death in Freedom was Emeline Paine in 1820. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Paine, born in 1818, and was fatally scalded.  

Three men are buried here who served in the Revolutionary War. There are also three men who were in the War of 1812, one in the Mexican War, and sixteen soldiers lost their lives in the Civil War. Many men from Freedom Township served in other wars. Visit the Veterans’ Memorial located on S.R. 700 near the Town Hall.

2016 Cemetery Fees & Regulations