NOTE: Information is still being gathered by the Canisteo Police Dept. at (607) 698-4211 or alternatively at Steuben County 911
This damage (destruction of Canisteo family memorials) done to Hillside's Older Cemetery July 16, 2010 between 4pm and 7pm...(in daylight). 3 new markers were vandalised a week later ALL in the new upper section.
MOST of these have been re-erected...
Pictured here are ONLY the larger markers, all average 700 to 1000 lbs. and requiring hiring heavy equipment to re-stand them.
The largest markers weigh close to a ton (Goff, Martin), and one has been pushed over a steep bank. Markers this size would most