|47505 260 St NW|
Postal Code: 56744
|Cemetery notes and/or description:|
Information from The Minnesota Genealogical Society website
Also known as:
North Oak Park Cemetery and
South Bigwood American Lutheran Cemetery
from Oslo go 3 miles east on State Hwy 1 NW - turn left (north) on Cty 17 (470 Ave NW) for 4 miles - turn left (west) on 260 St NW for .5 mile - cemetery is on your left
Works Progress Administration Report: "According to the recollection of Anton Swantson: Anton E. Grinder, a boy of five, died 26 Dec 1882 was buried in section 30 (no section 30 in Big Woods Twp) of Bigwoods township. When this cemetery was established, his body was moved to become the first interment." There was not a sign at the cemetery but it is mowed and trees have been planted.
Works Progress Administration Report: notes for Bigwoods Lutheran Cemetery say that Oak Park Cemetery is an earlier cemetery for the Big Woods Lutheran Church congregation with 19 monuments. It was dedicated during the 5 year service of Pastor F. Jorgenson which started on 1 July 1884."