Hiawatha, Kansas: The Strange Grave of John Milburn Davis

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Mt. Hope Cemetery

E. Iowa, Hiawatha, KS
Mt. Hope Cemetery. East of town, on the north side of E. Iowa about a half-mile east of US Hwy 73/159.
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The Strange Grave of John Milburn Davis
Ten life-size, Italian marble statues depict John M. Davis and his wife at various stages of their lives. Roadsideamerica.com Report...

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Davis Memorial decapitated figure, 2019.

The Strange Grave of John Milburn Davis

Sad that John Davis didn't want to share some of his money with the community, but to each his own. His love for Sarah is evident by this memorial. P.S. - Why in the world someone would decapitate John's head off one of the stones is tragic!

[Rose Howe, 11/25/2019]

Sarah Davis.

The Strange Grave of John Milburn Davis

Actually quite lovely. It's obvious this man loved his wife greatly and genuinely missed her after her death. Some statues are in need of repair. Unexpectedly touching!

[JB, 08/08/2019]

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