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Kent in King County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
The Saar Pioneer Cemetery
 
The Saar Pioneer Cemetery Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Dan McCormick, February 4, 2012
1. The Saar Pioneer Cemetery Marker
 
Inscription.
The Saar Pioneer Cemetery is named for former King County Councilman Peter Saar, who in 1873 buried his wife on a small hill on their homestead. Since that time the cemetery has been known by many names.

Kent Cemetery • Kent Methodist Cemetery • M.E. Cemetery • Nelsons • O’Brien Cemetery • Peter Saar Cemetery • Peter Saar Memorial Cemetery • Pioneer Methodist Cemetery • Springbrook Wilson’s Corner
 
Erected 2010 by E Clampus Vitus - Doc Maynard Chapter No. 54-40.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 47° 24.767′ N, 122° 13.15′ W. Marker is in Kent, Washington, in King County. Marker can be reached from 84th Ave. S. north of South 212th Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. The cemetery is located on the hill in front of the WinCo Grocery Store on the corner of 84th Avenue South and South 212th Street. Marker is in this post office area: Kent WA 98031, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Park (approx. 12.3 miles away); Chinese American Soldiers Memorial (approx. 13.8 miles away); Union Station (approx. 13.9 miles away); King Street Station (approx. 13.9 miles away); The Goldsmith Building (approx. 13.9 miles away); Great Northern Tunnel (approx. 13.9 miles away); Kings St. Coal Wharf - Skinner & Eddy Shipyards - Site of Hooverville (approx. 14 miles away); Smith and Squire Buildings (approx. 14 miles away).
 
The Saar Pioneer Cemetery Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Dan McCormick, February 4, 2012
2. The Saar Pioneer Cemetery Marker
Brother's of Doc Maynard Chapter No. 54-40 of The Ancient and Honorable Order of E Clampus Vitus
 

 
More about this marker. The marker is just to the right, slightly up the hill as you enter the cemetery.
 
The Saar Pioneer Cemetery Photo, Click for full size
By Dan McCormick, February 3, 2012
3. The Saar Pioneer Cemetery
View of the marker from the front of the cemetery property.
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on February 4, 2012, by Dan McCormick of Gig Harbor, Washington. This page has been viewed 1,181 times since then. Last updated on February 12, 2012, by Dan McCormick of Gig Harbor, Washington. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 4, 2012, by Dan McCormick of Gig Harbor, Washington.   3. submitted on February 5, 2012, by Dan McCormick of Gig Harbor, Washington. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
 
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