that is known of Charles Hatch is taken from his headstone: "IN MEMORY
OF CHARLES HATCH 40 DIED JUNE 12 1850." To the right of the top line,
scratched lightly into the stone, are the words "Killed by Indians."
The grave is located on the west bank of the Big Sandy River, atop the 50 foot bluff bordering the stream on rangeland behind irrigated hay fields. The headstone is cracked but original.
Drive approximately two miles southwest from Farson on S. R. 28. The Hatch grave is approximately 200 yards south of the highway.
National Park Service
Comprehensive Management Plan