Franconia Cemetery

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Franconia Cemetery

Franconia, Chisago County, Minnesota, USA
Memorials 369 added (72% photographed)

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The FRANCONIA CEMETERY is located off Lawrence Creek Rd at 297th St, east of MN Hwy 95 near its intersection with US Hwy 8. This dirt road looks like a private drive but leads to the secluded cemetery entrance.

The town of Franconia was a busy industrial center in the late 19th century. The town faded in its glory when the railroad bypassed and laid tracks to Taylors Falls instead.

Burials are primarily Swedish, although many prominent "East Coast" families and their descendants who pioneered the lumber and milling industries will be found here.

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[Being investigated 29-Sep-2015]

Most recent physical audit: July 2013
Cemetery established: 1896
Cemetery status: Active
Cemetery type: Public
Location: Franconia
Township: T33N
Range: R19W
Section: 03

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GPS Coordinates: 45.3792, -92.6939

  • Added: 2 Jan 2000
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #82345