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A circa 1910 photo of the entrance gate to Monmouth Cemetery on North Sixth Street. The planters in the shape of tree stumps on either side of the drive were manufactured locally at the Monmouth Mining and Manufacturing plant.

The continuing evolution of Monmouth’s city of the dead

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Editor and historian for Monmouth College. Avid researcher of western Illinois history for 40 years. FB and Twitter. jrankin@monmouthcollege.edu

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