Bohemian National Cemetery (Baltimore, Maryland)

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Bohemian National Cemetery (Cesko-Národní Hrbitov)
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Bohemian National Cemetery (Baltimore, Maryland) is located in Baltimore
Bohemian National Cemetery (Baltimore, Maryland)
Bohemian National Cemetery (Baltimore, Maryland) is located in Maryland
Bohemian National Cemetery (Baltimore, Maryland)
Bohemian National Cemetery (Baltimore, Maryland) is located in the US
Bohemian National Cemetery (Baltimore, Maryland)
Location 1300 Horners Lane, Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Coordinates 39°18′28″N 76°33′13″W / 39.30778°N 76.55361°W / 39.30778; -76.55361Coordinates: 39°18′28″N 76°33′13″W / 39.30778°N 76.55361°W / 39.30778; -76.55361
Area 12,410 acres (5,020 ha)
Built 1884
NRHP Reference # 10000910[1]
Added to NRHP November 11, 2010

Bohemian National Cemetery (Czech: Česko-Národní Hřbitov), also known as Oak Hill Cemetery, is a cemetery located at 1300 Horners Lane, Armistead Gardens in East Baltimore, Maryland.

History[edit]

The cemetery was built in 1884 and was added to the National Register of Historic Places on November 11, 2010.[2] It was established by members of Baltimore's Czech community as a burial ground for Protestant and irreligious Czechs.[3] The property is owned by the Grand Lodge Česko Slovanská Podporující Společnost (C.S.P.S.) Benevolent Association of Baltimore. Historically, buildings on the property were used to host social events, Sokol sports events, and other Bohemian/Czech cultural activities.[4]

Notable interments[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 11/08/10 through 11/12/10. National Park Service. 2010-11-09. 
  2. ^ "Historic places letter of approval". Grand Lodge Č.S.P.S. of Baltimore. Retrieved 2011-11-12. 
  3. ^ "Rokos Family Czech-American Collection - PP145". Maryland Historical Society. Retrieved 2011-11-12. 
  4. ^ Shawn Gladden (October 2009). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Bohemian National Cemetery" (PDF). Maryland Historical Trust. Retrieved 2016-04-01. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Bohemian National Cemetery, Baltimore, Md. : burials 1885-1986, Baltimore, Md. : S.n., n.d.

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