Harrisburg Cemetery

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Harrisburg Cemetery
Harrisburg Cemetery gate.jpg
Gateway to the cemetery
Harrisburg Cemetery is located in Pennsylvania
Harrisburg Cemetery
Harrisburg Cemetery is located in the US
Harrisburg Cemetery
Location 13th and Liberty Sts., Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Area 35 acres (14 ha)
Built 1845
Architectural style Gothic
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]

Mount Kalmia Cemetery, Harrisburg, PA.jpg

See also[edit]


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