Veterans monument dedicated at cemetery

CHRISTOPHER TOMLINSON/The Daily Sentinel—Veterans groups unveil a sign for Veterans Crown Point Cemetery, which is in the Appleton area on the northwest edge of Grand Junction. The cemetery has had varied names since the first person, a veteran, was laid to rest there in 1896.



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CHRISTOPHER TOMLINSON/The Daily Sentinel—Veterans groups unveil a sign for Veterans Crown Point Cemetery, which is in the Appleton area on the northwest edge of Grand Junction. The cemetery has had varied names since the first person, a veteran, was laid to rest there in 1896.

The first person laid to rest in the cemetery at I 1/2 and 23 1/2 roads in 1896 was a veteran. Forty-nine more veterans and at least 418 civilians have been buried since then in the historic…




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