Polk County

Polk County from the 1854 Colton Railroad and Township Map

Holly Springs Cemetery, Mena, Arkansas

Location & Information Four miles Northeast of Mena on property owned by Odis Bowen (3/3/1984)Township 2 South, Range 30 WestParcel # ? Some of the Edwards descendants still live in Mena, as of 3/3/1984. This cemetery was in existence in the 1860’s and 1870s. Many graves have been lost to the fields and some tombstones …

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Highland Cemetery, Cherry Hill, Arkansas

Location & Information About three miles North of Cherry Hill at intersection of Polk 70 and Polk 301SW/4 of Section 26, Township 1 South, Range 28 WestNot listed on the Polk County Tax Roll This one-half acre plot used for this cemetery was deeded by Ancil Hoover. The land was homesteaded by Seburn Lenard. Internment …

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Pioneer Cemetery, Mena, Arkansas

Pioneer Cemetery, Mena, Arkansas

aka, Hefley-Witherspoon Cemetery Location & Information On top of Rich Mountain, northwest of where the Queen Wilhelmina Lodge now stands. (State Highway 88 West from Mena)Section 10, Township 1 South, Range 32 WestNot on the Polk County Tax Roll There are twenty three graves in this cemetery but only one has a tombstone. The others …

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