Temperance Hill Cemetery Prairie

Nature Preserve Area: 
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.

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
Lee County Board of School Trustees
August 1983
0.8 acres
Topographic Quad: 
Franklin Grove
Topo Map: 
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