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Lakeview Cemetery - West Salem, WI, USA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member mrjcanger
N 43° 53.947 W 091° 03.674
15T E 655703 N 4862494
Quick Description: This cemetery was used for the La Crosse County Home in West Salem and is currently down a dirt farm road.
Location: Wisconsin, United States
Date Posted: 12/14/2016 6:48:44 AM
Waymark Code: WMTMY1
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob
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Long Description:
Marked by a nice monument and a chain linked fence, this cemetery marks the place where the County Home use to bury its dead. Out of the 349 recorded interments in this plot, nearly 40 of those buried are unknown. Many of the graves are marked with a simple metal plate with very few grave stones on the property. There is also a large portion of the property with no grave markers. The first interment was in 1894 and though one source states that this cemetery is active, there has not been a burial here since 2005. To get to the cemetery drive on Garland Street East and go down the dirt road when the road ends. It is on the North side of the dirt drive.

La Crosse Library database - (visit link)
City, Town, or Parish / State / Country: West Salem, WI, USA

Approximate number of graves: 349

Cemetery Status: Active

Cemetery Website: [Web Link]

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