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Near Valmeyer in Monroe County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Eagle Cliff / Miles Cemetery

 
 
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By Thomas Smith, December 13, 2019
1. Eagle Cliff/Miles Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  Eagle Cliff Graveyard was established as a public graveyard on land donated by Truman Miles.

The first person to be buried in Eagle Cliff Graveyard was Rachel Bond, wife of Judge Shardrach Bond, Sr. on March 17, 1806.

The vault was built for Stephen W. Miles, in 1858 Major Yrasillon for the sum of 25,000.

The most recent burial was Charles Louer in 1978.

The cemetery is restored and maintained by Eagle Cliff / Miles Cemetery, Inc.
Founded in 1994

 
Erected by Eagle Cliff / Miles Cemetery, Inc.
 
Location. 38° 21.76′ N, 90° 15.57′ W. Marker is near Valmeyer, Illinois, in Monroe County. Marker is on Eagle Cliff Cemetry Road 0.2 miles west of Local Road D, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7741 D Road, Waterloo IL 62298, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bond (approx. 1.1 miles away); Salem-Baum Evangelical Church (approx. 5 miles away); Veterans Memorial for All Wars
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By Thomas Smith, December 13, 2019
2. Eagle Cliff/Miles Cemetery Marker
(approx. 6.1 miles away); Peterstown and the Merchant Prince (approx. 6.1 miles away); Ford Monument (approx. 6.1 miles away); Holy Cross Lutheran Church of Wartburg (approx. 6.1 miles away); The Schmitt-Nobbe Building (approx. 6.1 miles away); Col. William R. Morrison (approx. 6.2 miles away).
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 13, 2019. This page originally submitted on December 13, 2019, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. This page has been viewed 48 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 13, 2019, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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