Orphans Home Cemetery

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Orphans Home Cemetery

Also known as State of Kansas Children's Orphan Home Cemetery

Atchison, Atchison County, Kansas, USA
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From a report @ 1986:

The Orphans Home was a home for Civil War Veteran's children that had lost their parents.

The cemetery is atop a hill north of the original brick building.

There are 8 markers left. The last burial was in 1952.


Update Oct 2014:

The property is now owned by an out-of-state company and will be turned into a new International Student school.

It is unknown, at this time, whether the new owners will allow access freely to the cemetery or not.

(Top info courtesy of Roxanne Tosterud: Atchison County Kansas Cemetery Listing, @1986)


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GPS Coordinates: 39.59349, -95.11057

  • Added: 7 Aug 2006
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #2185000