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Fond du Lac in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

County Home Cemetery

Fond du Lac

 
 
County Home Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, May 3, 2014
1. County Home Cemetery Marker
Inscription. This site marks the Fond du Lac County Farm Cemetery. The Farm, no longer extant, was founded in 1856 to assist indigent and mentally ill county residents. The cemetery, about 65' x 295' in size, was also known as the Courthouse Burial Grounds. Wooden markers once denoted the burial plots of the residents, interred here over a period of 100 years.
 
Erected 2000 by the Wisconsin Historical Society. (Marker Number 452.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Wisconsin Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 43° 45.03′ N, 88° 28.59′ W. Marker is in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, in Fond du Lac County. Marker can be reached from West Rolling Meadows Drive 0.1 miles east of South Military Road. Click for map. The marker is located near the second hole of the Rolling Meadows Golf Course. Check in at the pro shop for directions; the marker is within walking distance from there. Marker is at or near this postal address: 560 West Rolling Meadows Drive, Fond du Lac WI 54937, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fond du Lac County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pioneer Military Road (approx. 1.6 miles away);
County Home Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, May 3, 2014
2. County Home Cemetery Marker
Pier Cemetery 1838 (approx. 1.7 miles away); Pier Cemetery (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Military Road (approx. 2.1 miles away); Union Soldiers Monument (approx. 2.2 miles away); Wisconsin Progressive Party (approx. 2.3 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Fond du Lac.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 264 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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