Chapin Cemetery

On private property – please respect owner’s rights

No longer active – last interment in mid 1800’s

6 interments on Find a Grave aka Chapin Family Cemetery

Located in Mount Hope Township west of McLean, Illinois on 136.

This area of McLean County was part of the Underground Railroad to help slaves reach freedom by moving then North.

The Chapin and Morse families were active participants, facing arrest and worse for their efforts.

Our publication MC-12 Mount Hope Interments has information from reading stones in the 1980’s.

Very interesting read on founding and evolution of Mt. Hope by our partner the McLean County Museum of History – 320 acres for only $500 !