Scipio Township Cemeteries

Scipio Township organized in September 1843

The smallest rural township in the northeast corner of Allen County, Harlan is a town in neighboring Springfield Township.

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Scipio Cemetery

Northeast of the North Scipio United Methodist Church at 23628 State Road 37, Maysville Road, about 0.7 miles east of the Scipio Road

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Earliest date February 14, 1840. Still in use. IN DNR Latitude 41.2506 Longitude 84.8380 is off slightly by about 400 feet north east of Google map location.

Expired? A little cemetery humor in Offbeat monuments often go afoul of rules by Vivian Sade published October 25, 2013 in The Journal Gazette newspaper.

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Shell
aka Shull
aka Sowers Cemetery

0.1 mile south of State Road 37, Maysville Road, on the west side of the Allen Road, on a small hill perhaps near 18150 Allen Road

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Earliest date June 2, 1842. Not in use. IN DNR SHAARD lists 27 tombstones with GPS Latitude 41.2563 Longitude 84.8261 putting it on the east side of Allen Road in a cultivated field.

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Page updated: June 16, 2017