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  2. Illinois Nature Preserves Commission

Temperance Hill Cemetery Prairie

Nature Preserve Area: 
1
County: 
Lee
Location and Access: 
From the intersection of US Rt 30 and US Rt 52 - travel north on Rt 52 approximately 3/4 mile, then continue northwest on Rt 52 just over 1/2 mile. The nature preserve is south of Rt 52, separated from the highway by private property. Access is by a lane to a house at the northwest corner of the preserve.

Description: 
This cemetery prairie nature preserve is a portion of Temperance Hill Cemetery. It is a fragment of mesic prairie dominated by big bluestem, Indian grass, and various sedge species - and is representative of the original mesic prairie vegetation of the Grand Prairie Section of the Grand Prairie Natural Division
Ownership: 
Lee County Board of School Trustees
Dedicated: 
August 1983
Size: 
0.8 acres
Topographic Quad: 
Franklin Grove
Topo Map: 
Directions: 
For further information: 
Lee County Board of School Trustees, 211 E. Everett, Dixon, IL 61021
Lee County Natural Areas Guardians, c/o Lee County Soil & Water Conservation District, 319 S. Mason, Amboy, IL 61310 (815-857-3223)

1/2009 - R. Heidorn