Shannon Cemetery

Shannon, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand

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Located 1.5 km’s south west of Shannon Township. Shannon Cemetery is one of two District rural Cemeteries. The first interment took place in 1893, making it the District\'s third oldest cemetery and continues to be used on a regular basis by local families as the resting place for departed loved ones. The Cemetery has colonial charm with its rustic stone pillars and historic graves with many prominent early settlers from the Shannon area buried in the Cemetery.\n\nThe Cemetery offers a historical retreat into the areas local history, with a large number of historic graves.
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