Harrisburg Cemetery
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Harrisburg Cemetery
Harrisburg Cemetery
Harrisburg Cemetery gate.jpg
Gateway to the cemetery
Harrisburg Cemetery is located in Pennsylvania
Harrisburg Cemetery
Harrisburg Cemetery is located in the United States
Harrisburg Cemetery
Location13th and Liberty Sts., Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Area35 acres (14 ha)
Built1845
Architectural styleGothic Revival
NRHP reference #85000866[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHPMarch 07, 1985
Designated PHMCSeptember 30, 1990[2]

Harrisburg Cemetery, formerly known as Mount Kalmia Cemetery, is a prominent rural cemetery and national historic district in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, located at 13th and Liberty streets in the Allison Hill/East Harrisburg neighborhoods of the city.[3] It was officially founded in 1845, although interments took place for many years before. The cemetery is also the burial ground for American Revolutionary War soldiers.[4][5] The caretaker's cottage was built in 1850. It was designed by famed 19th Century architect, Andrew Jackson Downing, in the Gothic Revival style.[6]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.[1]

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Notable burials

Mount Kalmia Cemetery, Harrisburg, PA.jpg

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  2. ^ "PHMC Historical Markers". Historical Marker Database. Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission. Retrieved 2013.
  3. ^ "Harrisburg Cemetery". afrolumensproject. 2007. Retrieved .
  4. ^ "City Wide Sights, Allison Hill & Eastern Harrisburg". City of Harrisburg. 2004. Archived from the original on 2007-01-20. Retrieved .
  5. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.Note: This includes Jeb Stuart (August 1982). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Harrisburg Cemetery" (PDF). Retrieved .
  6. ^ https://sites.google.com/site/harrisburgcemetery/home-1

External links

Coordinates: 40°16?19?N 76°52?20?W / 40.27203°N 76.87231°W / 40.27203; -76.87231


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