Lebanon National Cemetery

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Lebanon National Cemetery
Lebanon National Cemetery is located in Kentucky
Lebanon National Cemetery
Nearest city Lebanon, Kentucky
Coordinates 37°33′09″N 85°16′07″W / 37.55250°N 85.26861°W / 37.55250; -85.26861Coordinates: 37°33′09″N 85°16′07″W / 37.55250°N 85.26861°W / 37.55250; -85.26861
Area 2.8 acres (1.1 ha)
Built 1863
Governing body U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
NRHP Reference # 75000801[1]
Added to NRHP June 05, 1975

Lebanon National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery located just outside the city of Lebanon in Marion County, Kentucky. Administered by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, it encompasses 14.8 acres (6.0 ha) and as of the end of 2005 it had 4,699 interments. It is administered by the Zachary Taylor National Cemetery.

History[edit]

First established in 1862 as a cemetery for nearby Camp Crittenden, the Union supply depot in Lebanon, and the military hospitals in the area. It was designated a National Cemetery in 1867. Two donations of land in the 1980s expanded the cemetery to its current size.

Lebanon National Cemetery was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 

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