Crown Point Veterans (Appleton)
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1896 - Current
This cemetery may have been known as Loback Cemetery, Bethel Cemetery, and Appleton Cemetery.
Crown Point Veterans Cemetery - **Photo Credit: DRJ 2004
Additional information on this cemetery can be found here including individuals buried, tombstone photographs and an article on the cemetery history.
Gate Location Address: Intersection of I.5 Rd and 23.5 Rd
Directions: From exit 24 on I-70 take 24 Rd North about 2 miles to I.5 Rd, then go West 0.5 miles to the cemetery.
In 1981 five members of the Mesa County Genealogical Society, armed with paper and pens began recording the graves at Crown Point Cemetery. You can read the article in the 14 Jun 1981 Daily Sentinel here.
An article in the 04 Jun 1947 Daily Sentinel detailed the disbanding of the Bethel Church after it was destroyed by fire.
The first burial is thought to be George W. Thrailkill, a Missouri Civil War Veteran.
Another detail of the Crown Point Cemetery [date completed unknown] including a brief history and information on the difficulties deciphering the plot map can be found here.
Several plot maps have been located and are included here. Original copies are with the MCGS Cemetery books located at the Museum of the West library. [Larger detail images will be included on this site in the future].
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