History column: Heavy rain washed away early cemetery in western Mesa County

The Ross Cemetery, possibly the first organized cemetery in the area that became known as the Rhone District, was located north of the railroad tracks on 19 1/2 Road.



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The Ross Cemetery, possibly the first organized cemetery in the area that became known as the Rhone District, was located north of the railroad tracks on 19 1/2 Road.

First in a series on the history of local cemeteries. While western Mesa County’s earliest-known cemetery no longer exists, several others in that area are still in use today, thanks to…




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