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Cherryvale Cemeteries


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Cherryvale Cemeteries Cherryvale's three cemeteries and two rural cemeteries abound with local history and genealogy information.

1869 Fairview Cemetery, Northeast of town on Olive Street.

P.C. Bowen set aside 10-acres of his farm for a cemetery. The exact date is uncertain, however, the oldest marked grave is dated 1869. Frank Bellamy, author of the Pledge of Allegiance and a veteran of the Spanish American War is buried in Fairview Cemetery, marked with a veteran's tombstone and American flag.

Circa 1888 St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, Located west of town on County Road 5300.

This four acre plot is enclosed by a Victorian iron fence with a central impressive sculpture of the Crucifixion. One is impressed by its quiet peacefulness. The oldest dated gravestone is dated July 26, 1888.


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World War I Cannon

The cannon located north of the Veterans Memorial is one of the first things to attract attention in Logan Memorial Park. The first cannon was made by Henry A. (Daddy) Diltz in the early 1900

Cherryvale, KS Monuments

Carnegie Library

Cherryvale's public library, built in 1913, is one of the few Carnegie Libraries still in use. Early in 1909, the Cherryvale Women's Club set a goal to establish a library with an adjoining room for rural women to rest and visit after their long horse and buggy ride to shop in town. In 1912

Cherryvale, KS Carnegie Libraries

Bloody Bender Family 1871-1873

Ruthless Keepers of the Devil's Inn "Near here are the Bender Mounds, named for the infamous Bender family, John, his wife, son, and daughter Kate, who settled here in 1871

Cherryvale, KS Notables

Logan Memorial Veteran's Park

This memorial park has served Cherryvale since 1881 when the Leavenworth, Lawrence & Galveston Railroad offered the six-acre tract to the city. In 1895, Civil War Veterans held their first "Old Soldiers' Southern Kansas Reunion right here in Logan Park, Cherryvale, Kansas. This "Reunion Association"

Cherryvale, KS Memorials

Tanko Lake

Santa Fe Tanko Lake was built in 1870 to draw fresh water for the Leavenworth, Lawrence & Galveston Railway steam locomotives and later for the Atchison Topeka Santa Fe Railway's steam locomotives. The 45-acre lake was deeded by the Santa Fe Railway to the city as a New Years gift in 1954

Cherryvale, KS Recreation

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Hope Cemetery

Hope Cemetery was started late in 1874. More than 50 old soldiers and many of the first and best citizens are also at rest th...