River View Cemetery (Aurora, Indiana)
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River View Cemetery Aurora, Indiana
River View Cemetery
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River View Cemetery, October 2012
River View Cemetery (Aurora, Indiana) is located in Indiana
River View Cemetery (Aurora, Indiana)
River View Cemetery (Aurora, Indiana) is located in the United States
River View Cemetery (Aurora, Indiana)
Location3635 E. Laughery Creek Rd., south of Aurora, Center Township, Dearborn County, Indiana
Coordinates39°01?33?N 84°53?16?W / 39.02583°N 84.88778°W / 39.02583; -84.88778Coordinates: 39°01?33?N 84°53?16?W / 39.02583°N 84.88778°W / 39.02583; -84.88778
Area30 acres (12 ha)
Built1869 (1869)
ArchitectTinsley, William
Architectural styleRomanesque Revival, Victorian
NRHP reference No.13001011[1]
Added to NRHPDecember 31, 2013

River View Cemetery is a historic rural cemetery located in Center Township, Dearborn County, Indiana. Designed by noted architect William Tinsley, the cemetery was established in 1869, and features curvilinear and contoured drive paths and radial burial arrangements. Notable contributing resources include the Soldier's Circle; entry gate, fencing, and signage; the cemetery chapel (1906); Romanesque Revival style well house (1889); and three mausoleums: the Yorm Mausoleum (1886), Stevens Mausoleum (1907), and McHenry Mausoleum (1877). Notable interments include Jesse Lynch Holman (1784-1842) (reburial from Veraestau), Lonnie Mack (1941-2016), and William Steele Holman (1822-1897).[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2013.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 12/30/13 through 1/03/14. National Park Service. 2014-01-10.
  2. ^ "Indiana State Historic Architectural and Archaeological Research Database (SHAARD)" (Searchable database). Department of Natural Resources, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology. Retrieved . Note: This includes Mary O'Brien Gibson (n.d.). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: River View Cemetery" (PDF). Retrieved . and Accompanying photographs, site map, parcel map, and quad map.

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