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 John G. Krous

John G. Krous

Birth
Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Death 17 Mar 1894 (aged 46)
Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
Burial Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
Plot Block 7, 164
Memorial ID 19954 · View Source
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Founder of Krous Park, a beer garden & favorite haunt of Springfieldians during the gay nineties & just before. It was 2 city blocks in size & had a pavilion & bandstand. The park ceased to exist about 1900, but its memory is perpetuated on the gravestone of its founder.

Bio by: Connie Nisinger


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 29 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19954
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John G. Krous (5 Dec 1847–17 Mar 1894), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19954, citing Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .