Cemetery on the Ridge
The Zimmerman Cemetery is one of three located in the Indianola,
Magnolia Beach and Indian Point area.
from Historical Marker)
earliest marked grave in the Zimmerman Cemetery, that of Georchim Wedig, is dated
1852. In 1863, Wedig's daugther Katherine married John Gonzales (1835-1918),
who had come to Indianola in 1858 with Joseph Mendez (d. 1904) as a caretaker
for a shipload of camels imported by the U.S. Army as part of an experiment
in frontier transportation."