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Near Meade in Meade County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Graceland Cemetery

 
 
Graceland Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 10, 2012
1. Graceland Cemetery Marker
Inscription.

Formerly known as "Brown's Burying Ground" was purchased from George W. "Hoodoo" and Sarah E. Brown, March 23, 1887, for the sum of $,2000.00. The Browns asked that the name be changed to "Graceland" in memory of a small daughter who had recently died. A corporation was formed, and in 1935 a cemetery district was incorporated.
 
Erected by Graceland Cemetery.
 
Location. 37° 17.085′ N, 100° 19.232′ W. Marker is near Meade, Kansas, in Meade County. Touch for map. Marker is in the cemetery locator pavilion, 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 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Grace Brown (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jones & Plummer Trail (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hoodoo Brown's Road Ranch (approx. 0.4 miles away); Veterans and War Memorials (approx. 1.1 miles away); Pioneer Arena Club Women and Pioneer Settlers (approx. 1.1 miles away); Meade County (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Lone Tree Incident (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Meade.
 
Related marker.
Graceland Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 10, 2012
2. Graceland Cemetery Marker
On pavilion wall
Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. Our First Citizen, Hoodoo Brown. (Submitted on May 29, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Graceland Cemetery at Find A Grave. (Submitted on May 29, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 29, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 305 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 29, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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