Mother Jones Monument

Welcome

Thank you for visiting the Mother Jones Monument located in the Union Miners Cemetary just off Illinois Route 66 in Mt. Olive Illinois.

Our mission is to manage and  maintain  the Union  Miners Cemetery  on behalf  of our communities, lay to rest those  who have  worked with dignity and honor to promote strong  unions and families, and connect guests  to the rich labor history that  our nation was founded on,especially Mary Harris 'Mother Jones' and  her work to help children and the working class.

The Union Miners Cemetery is a cemetery in Mount Olive, Illinois. The cemetery is the burial site of labor leader Mary Harris "Mother" Jones, who is memorialized with a 22-foot granite monument.