Aker Cemetery

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Aker Cemetery
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Aker Cemetery, September 2012
Aker Cemetery is located in Missouri
Aker Cemetery
Aker Cemetery is located in the US
Aker Cemetery
Location Northeast of Smithville off MO W, Smithville, Missouri
Coordinates 39°24′40″N 94°32′44″W / 39.41111°N 94.54556°W / 39.41111; -94.54556Coordinates: 39°24′40″N 94°32′44″W / 39.41111°N 94.54556°W / 39.41111; -94.54556
Area 0.5 acres (0.20 ha)
Built c. 1835 (1835)
NRHP reference # 74001071[1]
Added to NRHP November 13, 1974

Aker Cemetery is a historic cemetery located near Smithville, Clay County, Missouri. The Aker Cemetery is the only remaining evidence of the initial settlers in the area. It was established about 1835, and contains 10 marked gravesites dated from 1835 to 1882, and a total of 25 graves.[2]:2

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Col. W.R. Needham (January 1974). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Aker Cemetery" (PDF). Missouri Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved 2016-11-01.