Harrisburg Cemetery

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Harrisburg Cemetery
Location 13th and Liberty Sts., Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Area 35 acres (14 ha)
Built 1845
Architectural style Gothic
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 85000866[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP March 07, 1985
Designated PHMC September 30, 1990[2]

Harrisburg Cemetery, formerly known as Mount Kalmia Cemetery, is a prominent cemetery and national historic district in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, located at 13th and Liberty streets in the Allison Hill/East Harrisburg neighborhoods of the city.[3] It was officially founded in 1845, although interments took place for many years before. The cemetery is also the burial ground for American Revolutionary War soldiers.[4][5]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.[1]

Notable burials[edit]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ "PHMC Historical Markers". Historical Marker Database. Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission. Retrieved December 20, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Harrisburg Cemetery". afrolumensproject. 2007. Retrieved 2007-01-18. 
  4. ^ "City Wide Sights, Allison Hill & Eastern Harrisburg". City of Harrisburg. 2004. Archived from the original on 2007-01-20. Retrieved 2007-01-15. 
  5. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Jeb Stuart (August 1982). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Harrisburg Cemetery" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-11-15. 

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Coordinates: 40°16′19″N 76°52′20″W / 40.27203°N 76.87231°W / 40.27203; -76.87231