Bohemian National Cemetery (Baltimore, Maryland)

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Bohemian National Cemetery (Cesko-Národní Hrbitov)
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Bohemian National Cemetery (Baltimore, Maryland) is located in Baltimore
Bohemian National Cemetery (Baltimore, Maryland)
Location Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Coordinates 39°18′28″N 76°33′13″W / 39.30778°N 76.55361°W / 39.30778; -76.55361Coordinates: 39°18′28″N 76°33′13″W / 39.30778°N 76.55361°W / 39.30778; -76.55361
Area 12,410 acres (5,020 ha)
Built 1884
Governing body Grand Lodge Č.S.P.S. of Baltimore
NRHP Reference # 10000910
Added to NRHP November 11, 2010

Bohemian National Cemetery (Czech: Česko-Národní Hřbitov), also known as Oak Hill Cemetery, is a cemetery located at 1300 Horners Lane, Armistead Gardens in eastern Baltimore, Maryland.

History[edit]

The cemetery was built in 1884 and was added to the National Register of Historic Places on November 11, 2010.[1] It was established by members of Baltimore's Czech community as a burial ground for Protestant and irreligious Czechs.[2] The property is owned by the Grand Lodge Česko Slovanská Podporující Společnost (C.S.P.S.) Benevolent Association of Baltimore. Historically, buildings on the property were used to host social events, Sokol sports events, and other Bohemian/Czech cultural activities.[3]

Notable interments[edit]

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Further reading[edit]

  • Bohemian National Cemetery, Baltimore, Md. : burials 1885-1986, Baltimore, Md. : S.n., n.d.

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