Union Cemetery Monuments

Some of the oldest headstones in Union Cemetery in Iowa Falls are in need of repair or new foundations. The Ladies Social Gathering, which oversees the cemetery, is raising money to fund the repairs.

Union Cemetery holds as much Scenic City history as any place in Iowa Falls. Not only was it started by a group of local women intent on establishing a final resting place for the townspeople, but in the 162 years since its creation, it has been the burial site for more than 8,000 people – among them some of the community’s most famous entrepreneurs, philanthropists and founders.

The cemetery was founded in 1859 by the Ladies Social Gathering. Today, it’s overseen by the same organization, which is still led by a board of 12 women who sell plots and see to the cemetery maintenance.

Union Cemetery Monuments

Some of the oldest headstones in Union Cemetery in Iowa Falls are in need of repair or new foundations. The Ladies Social Gathering, which oversees the cemetery, is raising money to fund the repairs.

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