Hills, Iowa: Lost Aviator's Lost Family Cemetery

Small cemetery near the highway, dating from 1856-1912, where Earharts eternally slumber. If you believe the pizza guy across the street, they are relatives of pilot Amelia Earhart.
Address:
Observatory Ave SW, Hills, IA
Directions:
Northeast side of US Hwy 218 Exit 85, next to the entrance ramp and across from Casey's Pizza.
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Earhart Cemetery. Lost Aviator's Lost Family Cemetery

Earhart Cemetery is a century old cemetery along the highway. The guy at the adjacent Casey's Pizza believes they are relatives of Amelia Earhart, whose father is from the Quad Cities Iowa area.

[Joshua Walderbach, 02/14/2011]

There are Earhart relatives sprinkled throughout the region. This is a small family cemetery, less visible in warmer months. Perhaps Amelia dipped a wing as she flew overhead...

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