BYOP. Cache is located near the cemetery entrance. Feel free to explore the cemetery but please park by the entrance and explore on foot. Cache is within a few feet of the parking area. Please observe common cemetery courtesy. No caching at night or while a service is taking place. Stealth might be a necessity at this location because of the nearby farm. There are two border collies that live at the nearby farm and will likely come up to the fence and bark, but they are harmless.
HARDIN TOWNSHIP CEMETERY
a.k.a. Ritchey Cemetery; a.k.a. Johnson Cemetery
A Webster County Burying Ground
Located in the NE 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of Section 22, Hardin Township, Webster County, Iowa
This cemetery is locate 1 mile W, 2 miles S, 1/2 mile W of Stratford, behind farm buildings. Found by driving west up a lane, lies behind a farmers home but is open to the public. It has over 305 marked graves, mostly Scandinavians. Some of the earlist persons buried here are: Emily Sackrison who died Jan 1, 1855; Mrs. J. Peterson born 1834 died 1877; and Lisa Lundgren born 1806, died 1878. Also called Johnson Cemetery on the USGS page. Not to be confused with the Hardin Cemetery, which is west of here and south of Dayton.