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Elmwood Cemetery, located in Fort Smith, Arkansas, was a pauper cemetery, according to historian Sue Clark. Ms. Clark did extensive research on this cemetery and has a wonderful history/description in her book, "Steep Hill and Jewish Cemeteries: Sebastian County, Arkansas: With Some Abandoned Cemeteries." 1998.
The county at one time removed some of the graves to make a drainage ditch. Those that had relatives who could be reached were placed in Oak Cemetery, Fort Smith,
There are still over at least 800 graves in this cemetery. Others interred there was removed to other cemeteries throughout Fort Smith.
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