Historic Oakwood Cemetery

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For other places with the same name, see Oakwood Cemetery.

Coordinates: 35°47′11″N 78°37′33″W / 35.7864°N 78.6259°W / 35.7864; -78.6259

Oakwood Cemetery
Oakwood Confederate Cemetery in Raleigh, North Carolina.jpg
Oakwood Confederate Cemetery
Location Oakwood Cemetery, Raleigh, North Carolina
Area 190 acres (77 ha)
Part of Oakwood Historic District (#74001380[1])
Added to NRHP June 25, 1974

Historic Oakwood Cemetery was founded in 1869 in North Carolina's capital, Raleigh, near the North Carolina State Capitol in the city's Historic Oakwood neighborhood. Historic Oakwood Cemetery[2] contains two special areas within its 102 acres (41 ha), the Confederate Cemetery,[3] located on the original two and one-half acres (1 ha), and the Hebrew Cemetery, both given for that purpose by Henry Mordecai in 1867.

Notable burials[edit]


  1. ^ Staff (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Historic Oakwood Cemetery: Credits. Retrieved Jul. 9, 2008.
  3. ^ Raleigh’s Confederate Cemetery
  4. ^ Chicago Sun Times: Credits Retrieved April. 12, 2014
  5. ^ Daily Mail UK: Credits Retrieved Julu, 9, 2012

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