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Generation Cemetery
Saint Anthony
Hennepin County
Minnesota  USA

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Inscription cast on a bronze plate under the stone marker.GENERATION The St. Anthony Township Cemetery or "Potters Field" was founded by Lewis Stone on July 14, 1853. To "be used exclusively for the use of the public as a common and free burying ground forever and never to be used for any other purpose whatsoever". Elizabeth White, wife of Lewis Stone, died at the age of 54 years, 6 months. She was buried in this acre of former homestead farm and her tombstone lies north of this sculpture [in 2006 not located]. "Generation" commemorates the hundreds of persons buried here in one of the oldest cemeteries in Hennepin County. This sculpture by Elizabeth Gleason Thompson was commissioned by the city of St. Anthony and made with the help of Girl Scout Troop #1586, The Raymond Haik Family and others from the community. July 1979 Note: Sept 24, 2006.

See also the memorial plaque posted to Elizabeth Stone of this cemetery.
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