Postal Code: 50627
|Cemetery notes and/or description:|
Also known as Bailey Cemetery. Abandoned cemetery, last burial prior to 1914. Travel south of Eldora, Iowa on Hwy #215 to the first road to the left. Then, go one mile east and 1/2 mile north. Located at 24651 Y Ave Eldora Township. This old burial plot is located under the trees in the back yard of the home of Rick Steinfeldt off to the west side of the road where it stars an S curve. This is one of he early pioneer cemeteries in Eldora Township. There are at least 30 graves in this cemetery, but only 5 stones are still in tact and upright.. There are 5 or 6 more thre lying on the ground or broken.
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) feature ID for the cemetery is 1997711 (Ellsworth Cemetery / Bailey Cemetery).