Town/City
Nauvoo
County
Hancock County
State/Province
Illinois
Country
United States of America

Old burying ground, Nauvoo, Illinois

Summary

One-half acre cemetery located at junction of Durphy and White streets. Predated Latter-day Saints’ 1839 arrival to Commerce (now Nauvoo). Replaced as main city cemetery, June 1842, by new burying ground (now Nauvoo Burial Ground), located about two miles east of city on Carthage Road (now Parley Street).

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