Salem Cemetery Association
1884 - First burial on Hensley Farm
1889 - December 9, plotted and recorded as a cemetery by George and Mary Hensley.
1900 - 1911 - Additions one, two and three were added by the Hensleys.
1935 - Salem Cemetery Association purchased fourth addition.
Erected by Salem Cemetery Association.
Location. 39° 8.13′ N, 94° 20.364′ W. Marker is in Independence, Missouri, in Jackson County. Marker is at the intersection of North Blue Mills Road and Missouri Route 24, on the right when traveling north on North Blue Mills Road. Touch for map. Marker and Cemetery are located next to New Salem Baptist Church. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1805 North Blue Mills Road, Independence MO 64058, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Price's Great Missouri Raid (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Santa Fe Trail (about 600 feet away); Union Line (about 700 feet away); Vaile Mansion (approx. 4.6 miles away); Harry S. Truman Grave (approx. 4.9 miles away); The Eternal Flame of Freedom (approx. 4.9 miles away); Truman Library Veterans Memorial Carillon (approx. 4.9 miles away); Liberty Bell Replica Marker (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Independence.
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