A new website makes it easier for the public to obtain information the historic Lovettsville Union Cemetery, the final resting-place for more than 3,700 people from Lovettsville and the surrounding area.
The website features a searchable directory of the interred, and a special list just for veterans. A cemetery map provides help in locating a specific grave site.
There also is information on lot pricing and purchasing, cemetery bylaws, rules and regulations.
The cemetery was established in 1879 by an act of the General Assembly of Virginia. It is overseen by a Board of Trustees elected annually during a lot-owner meeting. Trustees then elect officers to manage the company. The current president is Jerry Keller; the superintendent is Harold Gladstone.
Union Cemetery is located just south of Lovettsville at 12930 Lutheran Church Road. The website is lovettsvilleunioncemetery.org.