Spring Hill Cemetery Historic District

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Spring Hill Cemetery Historic District
Spring Hill Mausoleum Apr 09.JPG
Spring Hill Mausoleum, April 2009
Spring Hill Cemetery Historic District is located in West Virginia
Spring Hill Cemetery Historic District
Location 1554 Farnsworth Dr., Charleston, West Virginia
Coordinates 38°21′11″N 81°36′57″W / 38.35306°N 81.61583°W / 38.35306; -81.61583Coordinates: 38°21′11″N 81°36′57″W / 38.35306°N 81.61583°W / 38.35306; -81.61583
Built 1869
Architect Vosburgh,A.J.
Architectural style Moorish
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference #

85003360

[1]
Added to NRHP October 18, 1985

Spring Hill Cemetery Historic District is a national historic district located at Charleston, West Virginia. The district is a 172-acre (70 ha) site located on a series of tree shaded and landscaped hills overlooking central Charleston and includes the following cemeteries: Spring Hill Cemetery (established 1869), Mountain View Cemetery, B'nai Israel Cemetery, Lowenstein Cemetery, and Mount Olivet Cemetery. It is West Virginia's largest cemetery complex. The district features Spring Hill Mausoleum, a stone faced reinforced concrete structure constructed in 1910.[2] It includes the graves of West Virginia Governors William A. MacCorkle (1857-1930) and George W. Atkinson (1845-1925).

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

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form". Spring Hill Cemetery Historic District. State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. 2009-04-04. 

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