Winona, Minnesota: Grave Shaped Like Fort Ticonderoga

A grave monument laid out to resemble Fort Ticonderoga is the final resting place of Stephen Taylor, the only known soldier from the Revolutionary War buried in Minnesota.

Woodlawn Cemetery

795 W Lake Blvd., Winona, MN
Woodlawn Cemetery is on the bluff side of Hwy. 61/14. From main entrance, go to the left.
Dawn to dusk. Gated after hours. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Grave Shaped Like Fort Ticonderoga.

Grave Shaped Like Fort Ticonderoga

Bear to the left when you first enter the cemetery and it will be on your righthand side. The original tombstone is built into the structure. FUN FACT: my great grandfather, Roy Kratz, built this monument!

[Adam Limpert, 12/20/2017]

Grave shaped like Fort Ticonderoga.

Grave Shaped Like Fort Ticonderoga

The grave of Stephen Taylor, the only known Revolutionary War soldier buried in Minnesota, can be found in Woodlawn Cemetery. His gravesite is designed to resemble Fort Ticonderoga, where he may--or may not--have fought alongside Ethan Allen during the famous 1775 raid of the fort.

[Amy C., 06/28/2013]

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