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Saline County Cemeteries
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Mrs. W. Bernard Barber
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A Saline County Sesquicentennial Project
Provincia de La Sal Chapter
National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
1974 - 1978 and 1894 - 1986

Arkansas State Hospital Cemetery

Range 15W - Township 2S Section 30

Cataloged by: Mrs. Bernard Barber, completed September 12, 1975. This cemetery's graves are marked with concrete numbered markers instead of names to secure the privacy of those buried there. All burials are recorded in the Cemetery Record Book of the Registrar Department, Benton Services Center. Anyone desiring information regarding persons buried there should contact the registrar, Benton Services Center.

The first burial in the cemetery took place April 29, 1968.

Directions: From Benton take Highway 67 South, left on Highway 229, behind State Hospital on right and next to the Mount Harmony Cemetery.

Historical Information: On April 24, 1967, the Arkansas State Health Department approved the establishment of a cemetery at the Benton State Hospital for the burial of unclaimed bodies of patients of the Arkansas State Hospitals and of the University of Arkansas Medical School. The area has space for 1563 graves as of September 12, 1975 there has been 179 burials in the cemetery.

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