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Farmer’s Valley Cemetery

Farmer’s Valley Cemetery



Location:

Located 6 ½ miles south and2 ½ miles west of the Henderson Exit off I-80.

The History:

The Farmer’s Valley Cemetery was founded in 1876. It was the first cemetery established for the residents of Hamilton County.

Nine Civil War veterans are buried here as well as Marion Littlefield who was killed in a battle with the Indians on November 20, 1874. A woman named Mary Kailey and her child are also buried at Farmer’s Valley Cemetery. These two froze to death in the blizzard of 1873.

The Big Blue River winds around 3 sides of the Farmer’s Valley Cemetery. This river was considered significant because the settlers to this area built their first houses along its banks.

The Haunting:

A young man at the T& L Convenience store asserted that Farmer’s Valley was a prime location to experience paranormal activity. Shadow people and disembodied voices have been reported at this location.

Resources:

Nebraska State Historical Society (2004). Farmers Valley Cemetery. Retrieved November 21, 2008 from http://www.nebraskahistory.org/publish/markers/texts/farmers_valley_cemetery.htm

Bremer, B. G. & Kirk, J. M. (1967). History of Hamilton County. Hamilton County Centennial Association.

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Stockham NE Nebraska United States




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