Grand Canyon Pioneer Cemetery Gate

Grand Canyon Pioneer Cemetery Gateloupe
Grand Canyon Village

Located in Grand Canyon Village on the south rim of the Grand Canyon in Grand Canyon National Park, just west of the Shrine of the Ages. Maintained in part by American Legion, John Ivens Post 42, the cemetery is still in use today. Burial is limited to canyon residents who meet certain qualifications, by permission of the Park Superintendent.


Erected by: *John Ivens Post No. 42 American Legion

Decoration Day (Now Memorial Day)

In Memory of and as a Cenotaph to those May 30, 1928

Re-Dedicated: Memorial Day, May 26, 2003

Robert Shay, PH3, USNR-R, 1964-70
November 11, 1948
John Ivens Post No. 42, American Legion