Walnut Ridge Cemetery

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Walnut Ridge Cemetery

Also known as Murray Cemetery, Walnut Grove Cemetery

Peoria Road
Athens, Menard County, Illinois, 62613 USA
Memorials 579 added (87% photographed)

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Directions: Heading from Athens on Route 29, towards Springfield, turn left at Route 124 which is about 1.4 miles from the Athens entrance on Route 29. Follow Route 124 about 3.3 miles to the crossroad which is a two-way stop. Turn left on to Constant Road, towards Fancy Prairie. Follow Constant Road about 2.5 miles until you come to the first road before Fancy Prairie. This is Peoria Road, but there is no sign indicating such. You can only turn left. After turning left, follow this road 3.4 miles. You will see Walnut Ridge Cemetery on the left side of the road. There is a sign right on Peoria Road and a long gravel lane which goes up a hill to the very well kept and pretty cemetery. Some of the stones are very large and beautiful as shown in the accompanying pictures.


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GPS Coordinates: 40.0478, -89.6108

  • Added: 2 Jan 2000
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #108732