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Salt Lake City, Utah: Wheelchair Ascension Grave

Wheelchair-bound Matthew Robison was 10 when he died in 1999. His tombstone is a life-size bronze sculpture of a smiling Matthew rising out of his chair, apparently being lifted by an unseen hand.

Salt Lake City Cemetery

11th Ave, Salt Lake City, UT
Salt Lake City Cemetery. Northeast edge of the city. Enter the cemetery the south side of 11th Ave. just east of Terrace Hills Drive. Once inside the entrance, turn left, then make the first right. Drive past two intersecting streets on the right, then pull over and park. The wheelchair grave is on the right, several rows in, in a big, open section roughly midway between the second and third cross-streets.
Gates open M-F 8-4:30 Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Wheelchair Ascension Grave

Not your typical roadside attraction, but it will give you goosebumps!

[Tina, 09/21/2016]

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