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Brookfield in Waukesha County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Pioneer Cemetery

of Brookfield

 
 
Pioneer Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul F, July 13, 2010
1. Pioneer Cemetery Marker
Inscription. Burial place of Yankee and English settlers. It was first called Dixon or East Side Cemetery.

This was also the site of the first Dixon school house, which was burned and relocated south of North Avenue in the 1860s.

This land was deeded by John Dixon in 1850. It was operated by the Brookfield Cemetery Association in 1851. The name was changed to Pioneer Cemetery in 1854.
 
Erected 1971 by Waukesha County Historical Society. (Marker Number 02-06.)
 
Location. 43° 3.66′ N, 88° 6.378′ W. Marker is in Brookfield, Wisconsin, in Waukesha County. Marker is on Pilgrim Square Parkway 0.1 miles north of West North Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brookfield WI 53005, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. City of Brookfield (approx. 0.4 miles away); The William Donaldson House (approx. 1.2 miles away); Dousman-Dunkel Behling Inn (approx. 1.2 miles away); Oak Hill Cemetery (approx. 2 miles away); Revolutionary War Veteran (approx. 2 miles away); Milwaukee County's First Airport
Pioneer Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul F, July 13, 2010
2. Pioneer Cemetery Marker
(approx. 3.2 miles away); a different marker also named Oak Hill Cemetery (approx. 3.2 miles away); Caroline Quiner "Ma" Ingalls Birthplace (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brookfield.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & Settlers
 
Pioneer Cemetery Sign image. Click for full size.
By Paul F, July 13, 2010
3. Pioneer Cemetery Sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 13, 2010, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 987 times since then and 58 times this year. Last updated on June 20, 2011, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 13, 2010, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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