“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Independence in Jackson County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)

Salem Cemetery Association

Salem Cemetery Association Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, October 28, 2015
1. Salem Cemetery Association Marker
Inscription. Salem Cemetery Association, an independent community association separate from the New Salem Baptist Church, was formed and incorporated December 4, 1917, by a group of concerned lot owners interested in the perpetuation, maintenance and improvement of the Salem Cemetery.

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.
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites

Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 7, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 151 times since then and 15 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on November 7, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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