Raleigh National Cemetery

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Raleigh National Cemetery
Raleigh National Cemetery April 5 2013.jpg
Raleigh National Cemetery is located in North Carolina
Raleigh National Cemetery
Location 501 Rock Quarry Rd., Raleigh, North Carolina
Coordinates 35°46′25″N 78°37′14″W / 35.77361°N 78.62056°W / 35.77361; -78.62056Coordinates: 35°46′25″N 78°37′14″W / 35.77361°N 78.62056°W / 35.77361; -78.62056
Built 1865
Architectural style Colonial Revival
Governing body VETERANS ADMINISTRATION
MPS Civil War Era National Cemeteries MPS
NRHP Reference #

97000022

[1]
Added to NRHP January 31, 1997

Raleigh National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery located in the city of Raleigh in Wake County, North Carolina. It encompasses 7 acres (2.8 ha), and as of the end of 2005, had 5,983 interments. It is currently closed to new interments and is maintained by New Bern National Cemetery.

History[edit]

Raleigh National Cemetery was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1997.

Notable monuments[edit]

  • The Artillery Monument, a black iron wrought cannon mounted on a cement pedestal, erected circa 1890.

Notable interments[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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