Old Shawnee Town Cemetery
Johnson Dr & Colby St
Latitude, Longitude: Map
39° 01' 29" N, 94° 43' 10" W
From Kansas City, Mo, take I35 south to the Johnson Drive exit and go West (right) onto Johnson Drive (about 1 mile). Continue west to Flint Street and turn right. Take Flint to 57th Street and turn left. This brings you to the Trading Post which is the entrance to Shawnee Town.
About this Cemetery:
This cemetery is located in Old Shawnee Town, a recreation of life in the Prairie. The park is located in the heart of what was once Gum Springs, later renamed Shawnee, Kansas. Old Shawnee Town is comprised of buildings both authentic and recreations, including a church with an authentic cemetery. According to the City of Shawnee, there are no actual graves here. The stones here were stolen from an unknown cemetery in the area, and recovered by the Sheriff, and placed here to be remembered.
City of Shawnee
11501 W 57th St
Shawnee, KS 66203
Transcription by Linda Lewis, 23 Jul 2005
This is a complete transcription by reading and photographing the gravestones. Photos available upon request.