Kent in King County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
The Saar Pioneer Cemetery
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.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1873.
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. 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. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kent WA 98031, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other POW/MIA Memorial Plaza (approx. 4.7 miles away); The Freedom Shrine (approx. 4.7 miles away); Barney Clark Memorial Court (approx. 4.7 miles away); Joseph Foster Tree (approx. 5.3 miles away); Foster Landing at Foster Homestead (approx. 5.3 miles away); Salt Water State Park (approx. 5˝ miles away); Seike Japanese Garden (approx. 6 miles away); The Victory Garden (approx. 6 miles away).
More about this marker. The marker is just to the right, slightly up the hill as you enter the cemetery.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 4, 2012, by Dan McCormick of Gig Harbor, Washington. This page has been viewed 2,080 times since then and 102 times this year. 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.