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  • Cleora Cemetery

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    With burials dating back to at least 1880, Cleora Cemetery is an example of a western "boot hill" cemetery that was established on a hill just south of the short-lived town of Cleora, which existed for a few years in the late 1870s before being overtaken by nearby Salida.
    Cleora Cemetery
  • William Bale's Stage Stop

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    The town of Cleora was established near William Bale's stage stop, which was an important social center throughout the 1870s. Cleora took its name from Bale's daughter.
    William Bale's Stage Stop
  • Wood Grave Marker, Cleora Cemetery

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    Five historic wood grave markers have survived in Cleora Cemetery. Many other early markers have deteriorated or been replaced with metal or stone markers.
    Wood Grave Marker, Cleora Cemetery
  • Grave Enclosures, Cleora Cemetery

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    Now maintained by relatives of the deceased, Cleora Cemetery includes a variety of historic wood and wrought-iron grave enclosures. 
    Grave Enclosures, Cleora Cemetery

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