Historical LandmarkNPS Number: 82000960
It is said that in 1850 a young girl, Rachel Melton, native of Iowa, was accompanying her parents on a journey West via covered wagon train when she became violently ill. Camp was made and every effort was made to cure her, as she was the joy of the party, but she passed away and was buried on this spot.
Registration Date: 8/1/1932
On State Hwy 88 (P.M. 61.3), 10.5 mi W of Kirkwood
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