HENDRICKS COUNTY HOME CEMETERY or POTTER’S FIELD
Center Township, Hendricks County, Indiana

In 1982, a four-lane highway was planned in Hendricks County, Indiana, which made it necessary to move the cemetery from what had been the Hendricks County Home.  There were no markers on the graves. The State Highway Department and the Danville Public Library compiled a list of persons buried there.  Information was obtained from records of the County Home and the County Health Department. Additional information was found in newspaper articles indexed at the Plainfield Public Library.  Some of those buried in this cemetery were transients and unidentified bodies found in the county.  The bodies were disinterred and moved to the Danville South Cemetery by a special Highway Department crew in May 1982.  A monument was erected and inscribed with the names of the deceased.

Original Cemetery Location: NE ¼ of Sec10, T15N R1W, just south of the Hendricks County Home and now north of the Danville Kroger

New Location: One stone, south of the mausoleum in the Danville South Cemetery, containing the names of approximately 70 people:
N39°45.222’ W86°31.525’ or N394513 W863132

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