Edgar Cemetery gate rebuilt

Edgar Cemetery "Pearly Gates" reinstalled

"The pearly gates are what some people believe that after they die, they go through them and enter heaven," said Chris Shuck, clerk-treasurer at the Edgar City Office. The pearly gate she speaks of is the white archway located at Edgar Cemetery entrance. The gate, that has welcomed many for more than a century, was in peril, needing a resurrection of its own.

The gateway had endured slight bumps by incoming cars and the furies of Nebraska storms for the past 115 years. In April 2023, a misfortunate accident caused damage to the archway. While arriving to do some utility work, a city employee a...


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