Woodward Hill Cemetery
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Woodward Hill Cemetery
Woodward Hill Cemetery
Buchanan grave.JPG
The grave of President James Buchanan
Bounded by Strawberry, South Queen, and Chesapeake Streets; Lancaster, Pennsylvania
CountryUnited States
Coordinates40°1?34?N 76°18?6?W / 40.02611°N 76.30167°W / 40.02611; -76.30167Coordinates: 40°1?34?N 76°18?6?W / 40.02611°N 76.30167°W / 40.02611; -76.30167
Size32 acres (13 ha)
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Woodward Hill Cemetery
NRHP reference #05000098[1]
Added to NRHPFebruary 24, 2005

Woodward Hill Cemetery is a 32-acre historic rural or garden cemetery in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. It was founded by the Trinity Lutheran Church of Lancaster in 1850, but became a non-denominational cemetery in 1856. It is known for being the burial place of James Buchanan, the 15th President of the United States. In 2005 it was added to the National Register of Historic Places.[2]

Notable interments


  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ Schuyler, David (2004). "Woodward Hill Cemetery" (PDF). National Register of Historic Places nomination form. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Retrieved 2013.
  3. ^ a b c Brubaker, Jack (2014-10-31). "Noted portrait painter Eichholtz deserves grave recognition". Lancaster Online. Retrieved .
  4. ^ Simmons, Rose (1992-07-01). "Daniel Strickler, 95, Veteran Of Four Wars". Philadelphia Inquirer. Retrieved .

Further reading

  • "Polishing up Buchanan's memory; Crowd turns out to commemorate controversial president's birthday". Intelligencer Journal. April 25, 2005.

External links

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