Near Meade in Meade County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Formerly known as "Brown's Burying Ground" was purchased from George W. "Hoodoo" and Sarah E. Brown, March 23, 1887, for the sum of $,2000.00. The Browns asked that the name be changed to "Graceland" in memory of a small daughter who had recently died. A corporation was formed, and in 1935 a cemetery district was incorporated.
Erected by Graceland Cemetery.
Location. 37° 17.085′ N, 100° 19.232′ W. Marker is near Meade, Kansas, in Meade County. Click for map. Marker is in the cemetery locator pavilion, off N Road (US Hwy 54/160), about one mile east of town. Marker is in this post office area: Meade KS 67864, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Grace Brown (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jones & Plummer Trail (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hoodoo Brown's Road Ranch (approx. 0.4 miles away); Veterans and War Memorials (approx. 1.1 miles away); Pioneer Arena Club Women and Pioneer Settlers (approx. 1.1 miles away); Meade County (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Lone Tree Incident (approx. 2.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Meade.
Related marker. another marker that is related to this marker.
Also see . . .
1. Our First Citizen, Hoodoo Brown. (Submitted on May 29, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. Graceland Cemetery at Find A Grave. (Submitted on May 29, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 271 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.