Wyuka Cemetery

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Wyuka Cemetery
Wyuka Cemetery SW portion (2).JPG
Graves along brick-paved road in southeastern portion of Wyuka Cemetery
Wyuka Cemetery is located in Nebraska
Wyuka Cemetery
Wyuka Cemetery is located in the US
Wyuka Cemetery
Location 3600 O St., Lincoln, Nebraska
Coordinates 40°49′1″N 96°39′54″W / 40.81694°N 96.66500°W / 40.81694; -96.66500Coordinates: 40°49′1″N 96°39′54″W / 40.81694°N 96.66500°W / 40.81694; -96.66500
Area 124 acres (50 ha)
Built 1869
Architect Hawkins,J.H.W.; Lamoreaux,L.A.
Architectural style Romanesque
NRHP Reference # 82003198[1]
Added to NRHP July 19, 1982

Wyuka Cemetery is the largest cemetery in Lincoln, Nebraska.

In 1890, Lincoln's Bnai Jeshurun Congregation, a Reform congregation, began using a section of Wyuka.[2]

Notable interments[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Zenner, W.P. (1988) Persistence and flexibility: anthropological perspectives on the American Jewish experience. SUNY Press. p. 245.
  3. ^ "Hazel ABEL". NebraskaGravestones.org. Retrieved 2014-06-02. 
  4. ^ Zimmer, Ed. "Wyuka Cemetery: A Driving & Walking Tour". Nebraska State Historical Society. Retrieved 2014-06-03.

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