Maysville-Mason County Cemetery
Established in 1848, Maysville-Mason County Cemetery holds about 17,400 occupants including Rev. Elisha W. Green, Associate Justice to the Supreme Court Stanley Forman Reed, and Civil War Major General William "Bull" Nelson, and numerous Union and Confederate soldiers.
The cemetery includes a chapel, columbarium, historic and contemporary graves, and dozens of trees and flowering bushes within its 35 acre park-like setting. It is maintained by a dedicated crew of public works employees.
All Owners and visitors within the Cemetery and all lots sold, shall be subject to these Rules and Regulations, and subject, further to such other Rules and Regulations, amendments or alterations as shall be adopted by the Cemetery from time to time. Reference to these Rules and Regulations in the Certificate of Burial Rights to a lot shall have the same force and effect as if set forth in full therein. These Rules and Regulations shall apply to any person, firm, corporation, association, club, partnership, society, or any other form of association or organization.
The Cemetery at its sole discretion, may modify, suspend, repeal, or amend the provisions of these Rules and Regulations in whole or in part. Exceptions to these Rules and Regulations may be made by Cemetery Management or the Directors of the Cemetery.
Prohibited in Cemetery: The following items are specifically prohibited, and if so placed, Management reserves the right to remove same:
- The placing of boxes, shells, toys, metal designs, ornaments, chairs except those located on the base of the monument.
- Glass, wood, concrete or iron articles;
- Shrubs on lots without monuments;
- Marble chips, or decorator rocks around monuments or markers.
- Window boxes, pots, glass jars.
- Shepherds hooks, wind chimes and hanging baskets.
- Coping, curbing, fencing, hedging, grave mound borders, or enclosures of any kind around any lot; and walks of brick, cinders, tile, stone, marble, terracotta, sand, cement, gravel or wood.
- Surfaces other than shredded wood mulch, earth or sod.
- Solar lights placed on ground around stone
- Modification of any stone without prior authorization.