Garrison Hill Cemetery at Fort Kaskaskia

Title

Garrison Hill Cemetery at Fort Kaskaskia

Subject

Illinois--Kaskaskia
Mississippi River
Cemeteries

Description

The Garrison Hill Cemetery at the old Fort Kaskaskia site stands on a bluff overlooking the Mississippi River which is partially obscured from view by the trees. During massive flooding in 1881, the citizens of Kaskaskia relocated 3,000 graves from their original cemeteries to this location.

Creator

Georg, Herbert, 1893-1964

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

n.d.

Rights

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum holds all rights and permissions.

Format

jpg

Language

eng

Identifier

401298
Federal Writers Project

Original Format

commercial print
b&w
103
21 x 26 cm

Citation

Georg, Herbert, 1893-1964, “Garrison Hill Cemetery atFort Kaskaskia,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed October 27, 2021, https://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/21068.