Howland Cemetery (1846)
- Location: Off Camp Kiwanee Road, on private land. Please request permission to visit the site.
- Condition: All three gravestones and their footstones have been knocked down, damaged, and one stone has been stolen. Due to this cemetery’s proximity to Camp Kiwanee, it has been a particular focus of vandalism. The History of the Town of Hanson compiled in 1959 reported that all three gravestones were upright and in good condition, that is no longer the case today. Please be respectful of this historic cemetery.
- Transcriptions and/or photographs of its gravestones are also available at: FindAGrave; History of the Town of Hanson (Hanson, MA: Hanson Historical Committee, 1959), Chapter 14: Cemeteries and Burial Grounds.
Excerpt from History of the Town of Hanson: On Indian Head Street, quite a distance from the highway, in a field, only a short distance from Maquan Pond is the Howland Cemetery. This private plot once used for a burying ground by old settlers that lived nearby. There are three stones in a pine grove – all in good condition.
Lewis Howland 1846 40 years
Pamelia, widow of Lewis Howland 1869 64 years
Susan F., daughter of the above 1866 16 years