|Alms House Cemetery|
Also known as: County Farm, Poor House, Sunshine Acres Cemetery, Greene County Farm,
|Cemetery notes and/or description:|
Directions: From West Bypass and Division, go west on Division 1 mile. Cemetery is in a field on the north/right side, 1/4 mile.
Permission to enter this property must be obtained from Greene County, Missouri Commissiones. The cemetery is reached by an easement, approximately 1/4 mile north, located near the southwest end of Springfield Municipal Airport. A tract of land 160 feet by 420 feet fenced with farm fencing and barbed wire. The entry is made through a land and/or a small chain link gate.
Just inside the gates is a large monument with this inscription:
"Hearken My Beloved Brethern, Hath Not God Chosen The Poor Of This World Rich In Faith, And Heirs Of The Kingdom Which He Hath Promised To Them That Love Him? James 2:5"
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