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

Grace Brown

1887

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., November 10, 2012
1. Grace Brown Marker
Inscription.

For whom Graceland Cemetery is named
Child of
Geo. W. (Hoo-Doo) and Sarah E. Brown
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Grace Brown, her brother Parley and an aunt died of scarlet fever in early 1887 and were buried on the Brown homestead. Soon after, Graceland Cemetery Association was formed and the land acquired from Brown. Located on the Old Jones and Plummer Trail, this memorial is dedicated to Grace Brown and to the unknown early burials on this hill.

 
Erected by Graceland Cemetery Association.
 
Location. 37° 16.948′ N, 100° 19.093′ W. Marker is near Meade, Kansas, in Meade County. Touch for map. Marker is in Graceland Cemetery, 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 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Graceland Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jones & Plummer Trail (approx. half a mile away); Hoodoo Brown's Road Ranch (approx. half a mile away); Veterans and War Memorials
Grace Brown Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 10, 2012
2. Grace Brown Marker
Looking northeast
(approx. 1.2 miles away); Pioneer Arena Club Women and Pioneer Settlers (approx. 1.2 miles away); Meade County (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Lone Tree Incident (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Meade.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. Graceland Cemetery at Find A Grave. (Submitted on May 30, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Our First Citizen, Hoodoo Brown. (Submitted on May 30, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & Settlers
 
Grace Brown Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 10, 2012
3. Grace Brown Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 30, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 733 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 30, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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