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Margaret Saar was the very first burial in the cemetery
and her original headstone is missing.
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The replacement marker for Margaret Saar was installed on 19 July 2012 by Quiring Monuments and paid for by SKCGS fundraising, community donations, and a grant from 4Culture.
Front
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Drawing by Melissa Donner
Margaret Eunice Olmstead Saar - Graphite sketch courtesy of Saar family descendants
Margaret Eunice Olmstead Saar
Graphite sketch courtesy of Saar family descendants.
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New Information Kiosk, June 17, 2008
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New Flagpole, Memorial Day, May 31, 2010
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City of Kent Landmark plaque installed in November 2011.
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E Clampus Vitus Historical Name Plaque
installed in February 2012.
The plaque reads:
The Saar Pioneer Cemetery is named for former King County Councilman Peter Saar, who in 1873 buried his wife on a small hill on their homestead. Since that time the cemetery has been known by many names.
Kent Cemetery
Kent Methodist Cemetery
M. E. Cemetery
Methodist Cemetery
Nelsons
O'Brien Cemetery
Peter Saar Cemetery
Peter Saar Memorial Cemetery
Pioneer Methodist Cemetery
Springbrook
Wilson's Corner
Plaque Dedicated 12 August 2010/6015
Ancient and Honorable Order of E Clampus Vitus
Doc Maynard Chapter No. 54-40
CREDO QUIA ABSURDUM
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Back of Unmarked Graves Monument
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The Unmarked Graves Monument was installed on 19 July 2012 by Quiring Monuments
and paid for by a grant from 4Culture, SKCGS fundraising and community donations.
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