List of burial places of Presidents of the United States

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Burial places of Presidents of the United States are located across eighteen states and the District of Columbia. Forty-three persons have served as President of the United States since the office came into existence in 1789. Of these, thirty-eight have died.

Following is a list of each deceased U.S. president's place of burial, along with date of death. The state with the most presidential burial sites is Virginia with seven. Additionally, there are three sites at which two presidents are interred.

Presidential burial places[edit]

Presidents are listed in the order in which they died. The Date of death column sorts by month and day, but not year.

Site image President Date of death Burial place Location State OP
Tomb of George Washington - interior 02 - Mount Vernon.jpg George Washington December 14, 1799[1] Mount Vernon[a] Fairfax County Virginia 1
Thomas Jefferson gravestone at Monticello IMG 4201.JPG Thomas Jefferson July 4, 1826[3][b] Monticello Charlottesville Virginia 3
Graves of the Adams, Quincy, Massachusetts.JPG John Adams July 4, 1826[4][b] United First Parish Church[c] Quincy Massachusetts 2
James Monroe Grave.JPG James Monroe July 4, 1831 James Monroe Tomb,[d] Hollywood Cemetery Richmond Virginia 5
James Madison gravestone IMG 4299.JPG James Madison June 28, 1836 Montpelier Orange Virginia 4
HarrisonsTombMonument.jpg William Henry Harrison April 4, 1841[5] William Henry Harrison Tomb State Memorial[e] North Bend Ohio 9
Andrew Jacksons Tomb 1 (7657807696).jpg Andrew Jackson June 8, 1845 The Hermitage Nashville Tennessee 7
Graves of the Adams, Quincy, Massachusetts.JPG John Quincy Adams February 23, 1848 United First Parish Church[f] Quincy Massachusetts 6
James Polk Grave.jpg James K. Polk June 15, 1849 Tennessee State Capitol[g] Nashville Tennessee 11
Zachary Taylor Grave.JPG Zachary Taylor July 9, 1850 Zachary Taylor National Cemetery[h] Louisville Kentucky 12
John Tyler's grave.JPG John Tyler January 18, 1862 Hollywood Cemetery Richmond Virginia 10
National Guard marks Martin Van Buren birth 141205-Z-ZZ999-039.jpg Martin Van Buren July 24, 1862 Kinderhook Reformed Church Cemetery Kinderhook New York 8
Abraham Lincoln Tomb Springfield Illiois.jpg Abraham Lincoln April 15, 1865 Lincoln Tomb,[i] Oak Ridge Cemetery Springfield Illinois 16
Buchanan grave.JPG James Buchanan June 1, 1868 Woodward Hill Cemetery Lancaster Pennsylvania 15
President Franklin Pierce grave concord NH.jpg Franklin Pierce October 8, 1869 Old North Cemetery Concord New Hampshire 14
Millard Fillmore Grave.jpg Millard Fillmore March 8, 1874 Forest Lawn Cemetery Buffalo New York 13
Andrew-johnson-grave-01.jpg Andrew Johnson July 31, 1875 Andrew Johnson National Cemetery Greeneville Tennessee 17
GarfieldCasket.jpg James A. Garfield September 19, 1881[7] James A. Garfield Memorial,[j] Lake View Cemetery Cleveland Ohio 20
Grants tomb 2007.JPG Ulysses S. Grant July 23, 1885 General Grant National Memorial[k] New York City New York 18
The Peace Hat and President Chester Arthur, 1829 - 1886 (3435827496).jpg Chester A. Arthur November 18, 1886 Albany Rural Cemetery Menands New York 21
Hayes grave at Spiegel Grove.jpg Rutherford B. Hayes January 17, 1893 Spiegel Grove[l] Fremont Ohio 19
Grave of President Benjamin Harrison and his two wives in Indianapolis, Indiana.jpg Benjamin Harrison March 13, 1901 Crown Hill Cemetery Indianapolis Indiana 23
McKinley Grave.JPG William McKinley September 14, 1901 McKinley National Memorial[m] Canton Ohio 25
U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Tiffany Apholz and Staff Sgt. Ivelisse Febo, right, both assigned to the 99th Regional Support Command Honor Guard, stand by the grave site of President Grover Cleveland during a 130318-A-VX676-007.jpg Grover Cleveland June 24, 1908 Princeton Cemetery Princeton New Jersey 22/24
Roosevelt in Youngs Memorial Cemetery.jpg Theodore Roosevelt January 6, 1919 Youngs Memorial Cemetery Oyster Bay New York 26
Harding Tomb front horizontal.jpg Warren G. Harding August 2, 1923 Harding Tomb[n] Marion Ohio 29
Woodrow Wilson Tomb.JPG Woodrow Wilson February 3, 1924 Washington National Cathedral Washington, D.C. 28
Arlington National Cemetery - William Howard Taft marker - 2011.jpg William Howard Taft March 8, 1930 Arlington National Cemetery Arlington Virginia 27
Grave of pres Calvin Coolidge.jpg Calvin Coolidge January 5, 1933 Plymouth Notch Cemetery Plymouth Notch Vermont 30
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Gravesite August 21, 2012.jpg Franklin D. Roosevelt April 12, 1945 Springwood Hyde Park New York 32
Arlington10.jpg John F. Kennedy November 22, 1963 Kennedy gravesite,[o] Arlington National Cemetery Arlington Virginia 35
Herbert Hoover Presidential Library 009.jpg Herbert Hoover October 20, 1964 Hoover Presidential Library West Branch Iowa 31
DDEisenhowerGrave2.jpg Dwight D. Eisenhower March 28, 1969 Eisenhower Presidential Center Abilene Kansas 34
Harry S. and Bess Truman graves July 2007.jpg Harry S. Truman December 26, 1972 Truman Presidential Library Independence Missouri 33
Lyndon Baines Johnson grave cropped.jpeg Lyndon B. Johnson January 22, 1973 Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park Stonewall Texas 36
Yorba graf Richard Nixon.jpg Richard Nixon April 22, 1994 Nixon Presidential Library Yorba Linda California 37
The Reagan Library memorial site where President Reagan was buried.jpg Ronald Reagan June 5, 2004 Reagan Presidential Library Simi Valley California 40
Ford's grave at night.jpg Gerald Ford December 26, 2006 Gerald R. Ford Museum Grand Rapids Michigan 38

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Interred at this site on October 7, 1837, after initially being interred in the "old tomb", also at Mount Vernon.[2]
  2. ^ a b Thomas Jefferson and John Adams both died on July 4, 1826. Jefferson's death occurred at 12:30pm (local time) and Adams's at 6:20pm (local time).
  3. ^ Interred at this site in 1828, after initially being interred in the Hancock Cemetery, Quincy, Massachusetts.
  4. ^ Interred at this site on July 5, 1858, after initially being interred in the New York City Marble Cemetery.
  5. ^ Interred at this site on July 7, 1841, after initially being interred in the Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C..[6]
  6. ^ Interred at this site in 1852, after initially being interred in the Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C., and then at Hancock Cemetery, Quincy, Massachusetts.
  7. ^ Interred at this site in 1893, after initially being interred in the Nashville City Cemetery, and then at Polk Place, also in Nashville, Tennessee.
  8. ^ Interred at this site in October 1850, after initially being interred in the Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C..
  9. ^ Between May 4, 1865, when it first arrived at Oak Ridge Cemetery, and September 26, 1901, Lincoln's casket was moved 17 times, and opened on five occasions.
  10. ^ Interred at this site on May 19, 1890, after initially being interred in a temporary vault, also at Lake View Cemetery.[8]
  11. ^ Interred at this site on April 17, 1897, after initially being interred in Riverside Park, New York City.
  12. ^ Interred at this site on April 3, 1915, after initially being interred in Oakwood Cemetery, Fremont, Ohio.
  13. ^ Interred at this site in September 1907, after initially being interred in West Lawn Cemetery, Canton, Ohio.
  14. ^ Interred at this site in 1927, after initially being interred in Marion Cemetery, Marion, Ohio.
  15. ^ Interred at this site on March 14, 1967, after initially being interred in a temporary grave, also at Arlington National Cemetery.[9]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "George Washington". The White House. Retrieved June 3, 2016. 
  2. ^ Washington, George; Jefferson, Thomas; Peters, Richard (1847). Knight, Franklin, ed. Letters on Agriculture. Washington, The editor; Philadelphia, W. S. Martien. pp. 177–180. OCLC 3347675. Retrieved November 13, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Thomas Jefferson". The White House. Retrieved June 3, 2016. 
  4. ^ "John Adams". The White House. Retrieved June 3, 2016. 
  5. ^ "William Henry Harrison". The White House. Retrieved June 3, 2016. 
  6. ^ "President William Henry Harrison". Association for the Preservation of Historic Congressional Cemetery. Retrieved 2014-06-20. 
  7. ^ "James Garfield". The White House. Retrieved June 3, 2016. 
  8. ^ Peskin, Allan (1978). Garfield: A Biography. Kent, Ohio: Kent State University Press. p. 608. ISBN 0-87338-210-2. 
  9. ^ Levy, Claudia (March 16, 1967). "Kennedy's Body Moved to Final Grave". Washington Post. 

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