Lake View Cemetery (Seattle)

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Lake View Cemetery
Seattle - Nisei War Memorial 02.jpg
Nisei War Memorial, Lake View Cemetery
Details
Year established 1872
Location Seattle, Washington
Country United States
Type Public
Size 40 Acres
Number of graves 40,000

Lake View Cemetery is a cemetery located on Seattle, Washington, Capitol Hill just north of Volunteer Park. It is named for its view of Lake Washington to the east. It was founded in 1872 as the Seattle Masonic Cemetery.

Notable interments[edit]

Monuments[edit]

The cemetery contains the Nisei War Memorial Monument, dedicated in 1949 to Japanese American veterans, some of whom are buried there.

Area[edit]

Just north of the cemetery is Seattle's Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery.

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Coordinates: 47°38′02″N 122°18′55″W / 47.63389°N 122.31528°W / 47.63389; -122.31528