Superior cemetery established in 1883
December 1, 2022
Every settlement on the Plains had several requirements. The establishment of a post office, securing, if possible, a location on a railroad, schools, churches and places of commerce. One often overlooked necessity was a resting place for deceased members of the community.
Early homesteaders often buried their deceased family members on the family farmland as new towns were slow to develop.
Superior was no exception to this practice. William Loudon arrived in the Republican River valley in 1871. He first visited the valley area on the Kansas side of the river. He turned his attention to...