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Sadowa Pioneer Cemetery

Located in: Kawartha Lakes
Location #9364

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Location Owner:timo explorer
Creation Date: 8/14/2013
Last Updated: 8/14/2013

A small pioneer cemetery with the remains of some of the earliest pioneers. There are only four visible gravestones, and only two of these are somewhat readable. One gravestone tells the sad tale of the struggles of raising children in those times, a grave marker with the names and dates of three lost children of the McNabb family.

A stone near the entrance to the cemetery had a faint engraving scrawled onto it, very difficult to make out but I think it reads "20 graves not marked". I cannot find any history of this cemetery. The larger and more well known Sadowa United Church Cemetery (a short distance to the east) is well documented, but his one seems to have slipped through the cracks of history.

The names of the soles buried here in this tiny cemetery may be lost forever, but since the grass is still cut occasionally, their struggles are not forgotten.

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Status: Abandoned
Category: Cemetery


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Sadowa Pioneers
Sadowa Pioneer Cemetery
Created on:8/14/2013
Created by: timo explorer
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clay70 says:
10/15/2013 10:05:18 PM

drove by today and still missed it

clay70 says:
8/14/2013 9:22:35 PM

Hmmm..I didn't know there were 2 cemeteries right there--just the one with the burnt church...hmmm--thanks Tim

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On 8/14/2013 9:00:50 PM user timo explorer changed the following: description
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