Mahaska County
Commission for the Preservation of Pioneer Cemeteries
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Welcome to Mahaska County's Commission for the Preservation of Pioneer Cemeteries!

The Mahaska County Commission for the Preservation of Pioneer Cemeteries was established by the Mahaska County Board of Supervisors in December of 1997.

Our Mission
To locate, protect, restore and preserve Mahaska County's historic pioneer cemeteries.


Michael Taylor
Centennial Cemetery

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What is a Pioneer Cemetery?

A Pioneer Cemetery is defined by Iowa Code as a cemetery having six or fewer burials in the preceding fifty years. Forty pioneer cemeteries have been designated in Mahaska County. Learn more...

This site was developed to assist researchers seeking the graves of their Mahaska County ancestors, and to increase awareness of the need for preserving these rapidly disappearing historical resources.

  •  PIONEER  CEMETERIES LIST is a complete listing of pioneer cemeteries, with information regarding individual cemeteries and burial lists where available.
     
  •  CEMETERIES MAP shows the locations of all currently known Mahaska County cemeteries, both pioneer and those currently in use.
     
  •  MCCPPC News provides updates on website changes, Commission projects and activities.
     
  •  RESTORATION GALLERY showcases ongoing restoration and research projects.
     
  •  PIONEER PROFILES includes biographical sketches of Mahaska County pioneers and their experiences.
     
  •  RESOURCES provides helpful links for cemetery researchers and restorers.


Contact Us:

Mahaska Co. Commission for the Preservation of Pioneer Cemeteries

1240 235th St.

Leighton, Iowa  50143
 

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Mahaska County Commission for the Preservation of Pioneer Cemeteries
 1240 235th St., Leighton, Iowa  50143

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