Near Meade in Meade County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Geo. W. (Hoo-Doo) and Sarah E. Brown
Grace Brown, her brother Parley and an aunt died of scarlet fever in early 1887 and were buried on the Brown homestead. Soon after, Graceland Cemetery Association was formed and the land acquired from Brown. Located on the Old Jones and Plummer Trail, this memorial is dedicated to Grace Brown and to the unknown early burials on this hill.
Erected by Graceland Cemetery Association.
Location. 37° 16.948′ N, 100° 19.093′ W. Marker is near Meade, Kansas, in Meade County. Click for map. Marker is in Graceland Cemetery, 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 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Graceland Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jones & Plummer Trail (approx. half a mile away); Hoodoo Brown's Road Ranch (approx. half a mile away); Veterans and War Memorials Pioneer Arena Club Women and Pioneer Settlers (approx. 1.2 miles away); Meade County (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Lone Tree Incident (approx. 2.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Meade.
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Also see . . .
1. Graceland Cemetery at Find A Grave. (Submitted on May 30, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Our First Citizen, Hoodoo Brown. (Submitted on May 30, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 721 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.