Glendale Cemetery Improvements – Des Moines IA

Description

“In 1938 and 1939 a Works Progress Administration project made several improvements” to Des Moines’s Glendale Cemetery, “which included improving curbing and the six miles of winding roads through the hilly property and making a two-acre lake which continues to attract ducks and geese.”

Source notes

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mcapehart/crom_morgan_lemar_stanley_taylor_cemetery_photos_6.html

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on July 31, 2016.

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Location Info


1 NE 60th Ave.
Des Moines, IA

Coordinates: 41.66757, -93.61755

One comment on “Glendale Cemetery Improvements – Des Moines IA

  1. My great-grandparents were both big Roosevelt supporters. My great-grandfather passed away from cancer in 1938 and was buried in this cemetery; my great-grandmother lived to 100 and was buried next to her husband in 1998. I had no idea there was a New Deal connection to this site.

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