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Farmer's cultivation of cemetery reaps place in history

Farmer's cultivation of cemetery reaps place in history

LOWELL | A history-loving West Creek Township farmer saved a 200-year-old cemetery from real estate speculators after another Lake County tax sale blunder.

January 19, 2014 7:30 pm Photos

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Farmer's cultivation of cemetery reaps a place in history

Farmer's cultivation of cemetery reaps a place in history

John Kramer stands in the Fuller Cemetery near his home in West Creek Township. Kramer, who has been farming 300 acres in the area since the 1960s, saved the cemetery from possible conversion into a subdivision when he bought it two years ago in a commissioners' tax sale. It went on sale by …

January 16, 2014 3:31 pm
Farmer's cultivation of cemetery reaps a place in history

Farmer's cultivation of cemetery reaps a place in history

Snow covers the grounds at the Fuller Cemetery at Sheffield and 169th avenues in West Creek Township. The cemetery dates back to the early 1880s.

January 16, 2014 3:31 pm
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