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Harrisburg Cemetery

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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 city3 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 soldiers45

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 19851

Contents

  • 1 Notable burials
  • 2 See also
  • 3 References
  • 4 External links

Notable burialsedit

  • George Grey Barnard 1863–1938, prominent American sculptor, he completed several figures for the new state capitol in 1912
  • John Conrad Bucher 1792–1844, Jacksonian member of the US House of Representatives from Pennsylvania
  • James Donald Cameron 1833–1918, American politician, son of Simon Cameron; served as Secretary of War and US Senator from Pennsylvania
  • Simon Cameron 1799–1889, American politician who served as United States Secretary of War for Abraham Lincoln
  • Charles C Davis 1830–1909, United States Army Medal of Honor recipient during the American Civil War
  • William Findlay 1768–1846, governor of Pennsylvania; later served as director of the US Mint
  • John White Geary 1819–1873, first mayor of San Francisco, governor of the Kansas Territory, governor of Pennsylvania, and Union general in the American Civil War
  • Richard Jacobs Haldeman 1831–1886, Democratic member of the US House of Representatives from Pennsylvania
  • John Andre Hanna 1762–1805, United States Representative from Pennsylvania; delegate to the State convention to ratify the US Constitution; appointed brigadier general during Whisky Insurrection of 1793
  • Robert Harris Pennsylvania 1768–1851, member of the US House of Representatives from Pennsylvania Cousin to John Harris
  • John Christian Kunkel 1816–1870, Whig and Republican member of the US House of Representatives from Pennsylvania; grandfather of John Crain Kunkel
  • John Crain Kunkel 1898–1970, US Congressman
  • Vance C McCormick 1872–1946, politician and prominent businessman; appointed chair by President Woodrow Wilson of the American delegation at the Treaty of Versailles in 1919
  • Benjamin Franklin Meyers 1833–1918, Democratic member of the US House of Representatives from Pennsylvania
  • William Henry Miller 1829–1870, Democratic member of the US House of Representatives from Pennsylvania
  • Jesse Miller 1800–1850, Jacksonian member of the US House of Representatives from Pennsylvania
  • Marlin Edgar Olmsted 1847–1913, Republican member of the US House of Representatives from Pennsylvania
  • John James Pearson 1800–1888, member of the US House of Representatives and judge from Pennsylvania
  • David Rittenhouse Porter 1788–1867, Pennsylvania Governor
  • Luther Reily 1794–1854, member of the US House of Representatives from Pennsylvania
  • Charles "Dutch" Schesler 1900–1953, Major League Baseball Player
  • John Winebrenner 1797–1860, Religious leader, founder of the first Church of God in Pennsylvania
  • George Wolf 1777–1840, Governor of Pennsylvania

See alsoedit

  • List of Pennsylvania cemeteries
  • List of cemeteries in the United States

Referencesedit

  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 

External linksedit

  • Harrisburg Cemetery at Find A Grave
  • The Political Graveyard

Coordinates: 40°16′19″N 76°52′20″W / 4027203°N 7687231°W / 4027203; -7687231

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