Rotten Bayou–St. Joseph Cemetery

Just a very short distance from Diamondhead, right out the back, is a 122-year-old,  40-acre cemetery is one of Hancock County’s oldest, and it is famous for it fences–Rotten Bayou Cemetery.  Many of the names familiar to all local residents are on headstones:  Cuevas, Moran, Ladner, Dedeaux, Dubuisson, Necaise, Hoda, just to name a few.  A partial listing of the indexed graves can be seen at the referenced website as can directions.  More extensive and detailed information about the cemetery can be found here.

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