Evergreen Cemetery (Juneau, Alaska)

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Evergreen Cemetery
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Year established 1887
Location Juneau, Alaska
Country United States
Coordinates 58°18′17″N 134°25′25″W / 58.3047°N 134.4236°W / 58.3047; -134.4236Coordinates: 58°18′17″N 134°25′25″W / 58.3047°N 134.4236°W / 58.3047; -134.4236
Type Public
Owned by Juneau City and Borough
Size 10 acres (4.0 ha)
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The Political Graveyard [2]

Evergreen Cemetery is a cemetery in Juneau, the capital of the U.S. state of Alaska. It was established in 1887 to replace the older cemetery on Chicken Ridge, near Main Street, when that location was staked as a gold mine. Most of the graves in this older cemetery were moved to the new cemetery between 1889 and 1892 and the rest were moved about 1915. The grounds were deeded by Evergreen Cemetery Association to the City of Juneau on May 23, 1907.[3]

Evergreen Cemetery is operated by the Juneau Department of Parks and Recreation, and was Juneau's main cemetery from 1887 until Alaskan Memorial Park in Mendenhall Valley opened in the 1970s.

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