The Township Clerk’s office is responsible for administration of the township-owned Wacousta Cemetery, located at the corner of Corrison and Wacousta Roads, including:
- Purchasing or transferring burial rights
- Monument placement
- Scheduling burials
The earliest known burial was recorded in 1850. Wacousta Cemetery is the final resting place for many of the area’s earliest citizens, including more than 250 military veterans. Over 160 years of history, including the restored Grand Army of the Republic monument honoring Civil War soldiers, lies within cemetery boundaries.
May 1 – October 31
The cemetery is open from 8:00am to dusk on weekdays and 9:00am to dusk on weekends.
November 1 – April 30
The cemetery is open from 8:00am – 4:00pm on weekdays and 9:00am to dusk on weekends.
The following items are not permitted in the cemetery: chairs, settees, benches, hanging baskets, glass containers, glass covered boxes, photos, wreaths, statues, ornaments, and flowerpots. Artificial flowers are permitted only if placed in cement urns.
Please keep dogs leashed and pick up after them when walking in the cemetery.
Read the complete Wacousta Cemetery regulations
for more specific information.
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