Champaign County Poor Farm Cemetery - Champaign County Illinois

Cemetery Name: Champaign County Poor Farm Cemetery

Also Known As: County Poor Farm Cemetery, Poor Farm Cemetery

Location:  Cunningham Township, E. Washington St., Urbana

GPS Location 40.10584, -88.18594 (link to Google Map)

Description:  Burials were made between the late 1800's to middle 1900's, but soon after the graves were "lost". In 1970 during some construction, the graves were "re-discovered", and moved about 50 feed east, were a memorial service dedicating the new resting place took place August 10, 1970. The pictures & map on this page show where this NEW location is. There is an estimate of around 100 graves in the original cemetery.

Pictures: There is only the 1 memorial marker for this cemetery, and took a few pictures & video that is embedded below in April 2010.

Link to Pictures: 11 pictures

Video: Below is a quick overview video's of Champaign County Poor Farm Cemetery. These were taken April 2010. Please note: These video's are NOT "professional" or to be used to read stones or anything like that.... these are simple to show a quick "overview" of the cemetery. For those who may never be able to visit this cemetery in person, these video's are here to show a quick "overview" of the area.




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