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Old Nauvoo Burial Grounds

No physical address. 2 ½ miles up Parley Street going east of Highway 96 on the right hand side., Nauvoo, IL 62354

Historic Sites

The Burial Grounds were established in 1842 on the south side of the old Carthage Road. Today, a bronze monument of a grieving family stands sentinel over this sacred cemetery, a peaceful and wooded resting place for early pioneers

To memorialize pioneers for whom no marker now exists, a kiosk at the cemetery includes many of their names.

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