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Arizona
Tombstone
Boothill Graveyard & Gift Shop
Highway 80 W
Tombstone AZ 85638
Phone 520 457-9344
Web Site http://clantongang.com/oldwest/boothill.html
Description actual cemetery where many occupants "died with their boots on"
Type of Resource Tourist Attraction
Building Type Funerary
Kind of Activity Gift Shop
Era 1878-1884
New or Updated: 03/23/2003

 

  AR

  Heber Springs

  Olmstead Funeral & Historical Museum

  108 South 4th Street

  Heber Springs  AR  72543    

  Phone  501 362-2242

  Web Site http://www.olmstead.cc/museum.htm

  Alt Web http://users.aristotle.net/~russjohn/mort.html

  Description  history of the Olmstead family, centered on 1896 hearse and other

                    mortuary equipment and family memorabilia, located in auto detailing

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type  Funerary

  New or Updated:  6/19/2007

 
    GA
 
Atlanta
  Historic Oakland Cemetery
 
248 Oakland Avenue SE
  Atlanta GA  30312    
 
Phone  404 688-2107
  Web Site  http://oaklandcemetery.org
 
Description  tours of cemetery dating from 1850
 
Type of Resource  Historic Place
  Building Type  Funerary
  New or Updated:  07/22/2003

 

  Hawaii
Honolulu
Royal Mausoleum State Monument
2261 Nu'uanu Avenue
Honolulu HI
Phone 808 536-7602
Alt Phone 808 587-0300
Web Site http://www.state.hi.us/dlnr/dsp/oahu.html
Alt Web http://www.alternative-hawaii.com/activity/ohc.htm
Description King Kamehameha II and Queen Kamamalu
Type of Resource Historic Place
Building Type Funerary
New or Updated: 05/07/2003

 

  IA

  Council Bluffs

  Kinsman Monument

  308 Lafayette Ave

  Council Bluffs  IA

  Web Site  http://parksandrec.councilbluffs-ia.gov/historical.asp?page=6

  Description  Civil war memorial with cannons, Fairview Cemetery holds Amelia

                    Bloomer's grave as well

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Building Type  Funerary

  New or Updated:  6/29/2007

 
Illinois
Chicago
Rosehill Cemetery & Civil War Museum
5800 N Ravenswood Avenue
Chicago IL  60660
Phone 
773 561-5940
Web Site  *****
Description  finding resting place of many notables
Type of Resource  Historic Place
Building Type  Funerary
 
  IN
 
Munster
 
Community Veterans Memorial
 
c/o Community Foundation, 901 MacArthur
 
Munster  IN   46321    
 
Phone   219 836-4582
 
Web Site  http://www.communityveteransmemorial.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:skellogg@comhs.org?subject=Information Request
 
Description  dedicated 2003, park holds separate memorial for each 20th century conflict
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Military
 
Building Type   Funerary
 
New or Updated:     3/31/2004
 

 

Missouri
Kansas City
Union Cemetery Historical Society
227 East 28th Terrace
Kansas City 64108
Phone 
816 472-4990
Web Site www.unioncemetery.org
Type of Resource  History Related Organization
Description
Primary Focus 
Local History
Building Type  Funerary

 

Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh
Allegheny Cemetery Historical Association
4734 Butler Street
Pittsburgh PA  15201
Phone 
412 682-1624
Web Site  www.alleghenycemetery.com/
Description  tours of 120,000 grave cemetery Mar-Oct
Type of Resource  Historic Place
Building Type  Funerary

Pennsylvania
Washington
LeMoyne House
49 East Maden Street
Washington PA  15301
Phone 
724 225-6740
Web Site  http://www.wchspa.org/index.htm
Description
Type of Resource 
House Museum
Primary Focus  Local History
Building Type  Funerary
Era  1812

 

  TX

  Austin

  Texas State Cemetery

  909 Navasota St

  Austin       TX           78702    

  Phone   512 463-0605

  Web Site  http://www.cemetery.state.tx.us/

  E-mail  mailto:StateCemetery@tbpc.state.tx.us

  Description  "Lone Star State's version of Arlington National Cemetery" , burial site for many

                    important Texans since 1851

  Type of Resource   Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Building Type   Funerary

  New or Updated:         12/28/2005

  VA

  Arlington

  Arlington National Cemetery

  Address

  Arlington  VA        22211    

  Phone   703 607-8585

  Web Site  http://www.arlingtoncemetery.org/

  E-mail  mailto:owensB@fmmc.army.mil

  Description  over 250,000 military personnel are interred here, including two presidents and the  Tomb of the Unknowns

  Type of Resource   Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Military

  Building Type   Funerary

  Nature of Group or Site  Government

  New or Updated:           10/15/2005

  VA
 
Richmond
 
Hollywood Cemetery
 
412 South Cherry Street
 
Richmond   VA   23220    
 
Phone   804 648-8501
 
Web Site  http://www.hollywoodcemetery.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:info@hollywoodcemetery.org
 
Description  two US Presidents, Jefferson Davis, and several generals are among the                     18,000 buried here
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  President
 
Building Type   Funerary
 
Nature of Group or Site  Government
 
Industry /Profession Politics
 
New or Updated:   7/7/2004

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