Historic Topeka Cemetery needs a new website.
Technology gives us the opportunity to add GPS location to our online database, making it possible to use your phone to be guided to your loved ones' gravesites.
This technology is expensive. We need to raise about $25,000 to create a site with navigation included.
With 35,000 burials, putting records online is a challenge. Our database, which currently can be found at TopekaCemetery.org, includes location, date of birth and date of death with each entry.
But we have more information we could put online with the right platform. What a boon to family research to be able to see information like next of kin, home address and cause of death without waiting for papers to be copied and e-mailed or mailed.
Donations are 100% tax deductible.
If you have other questions, please call the cemetery at (785) 233-4132.