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Atlantic Cemetery, Atlantic, Iowa

The first known cemetery in Atlantic was located on the east side of South Chestnut Street in the area of the Chestnut Hills Condominium, but was only used for a short time. No burial records can be found, and stones have disappeared or were moved to the present Atlantic Cemetery located . The Atlantic Cemetery Association was organized August 6, 1874. The first burial is believed to be Ida Conrad, buried April 4, 1863. The cemetery includes a military burial plot known as the Field of Glory, and there is also a section known as Babyland. Immediately adjacent to the east and north is the Atlantic Catholic Cemetery. A map of the cemetery is found below.

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Atlantic Cemetery, Atlantic, Iowa Map

This is a very large cemetery and currently the records on the Iowagravestones Photo Project (GPP) are incomplete, but continue to grow.

Atlantic Cemetery, Atlantic, Iowa

Atlantic Cemetery, Atlantic, Iowa

For Additional Info:  Cass County, Iowa; From These Beginnings We Grew, published in 1980 by the Cass County Genealogical Society, pg. 13.

Atlantic Cemetery is located in Section 10 of Grove Township.

DIRECTIONS: Take the US-71/Atlantic/Audubon exit (Exit 60) from I-80 and drive south on US-71 (toward Atlantic) until you reach a T-intersection, then turn right (west) on old Highway 6 / Highway 17. Follow 6 / 71 west for a few miles and you will see Atlantic Cemetery on the left. Address: 63119 White Pole Rd., Atlantic, Iowa 50022.


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