Here's a map to a hard to find cemetery in central Nebraska. The Danish Basin Lutheran Cemetery is 8.5 miles south of Mason City, NE and is an amazing artifact of our pioneer history. I remember being a very young child and exploring the abandoned prairie church that was across the country road. It's important to document where these places are and why they are important to your family story. The headstone pictured to the left is of Soren Nelson, a person long forgotten in our family. He died shortly upon arrival in Nebraska and his wife and children would soon take a different surname. His story, and the practical story of how to get to his resting place, are important to document for future generations.
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