Springville Cemetery‎

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According to reports, a gravedigger died in 1920 while digging a grave. He fell in and broke his neck, which killed him instantly. It is said you can still see him working at night, with a glowing green shovel.

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Springville Cemetery‎
Brown, IA
United States

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42.0559106, -91.43773060000001
Linn County, Iowa
Nearest Towns:
Springville, IA (0.4 mi.)
Martelle, IA (4.6 mi.)
Stone City, IA (6.0 mi.)
Marion, IA (8.3 mi.)
Anamosa, IA (8.6 mi.)
Bertram, IA (8.9 mi.)
Mount Vernon, IA (9.3 mi.)
Lisbon, IA (9.7 mi.)
Morley, IA (10.4 mi.)
Cedar Rapids, IA (11.1 mi.)


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