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Cemetery of the Week #22: Gettysburg’s Evergreen Cemetery

Evergreen Cemetery 799 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325 (adjacent to Soldier’s National Cemetery) Information: (717) 334-4121 Email: info@evergreencemetery.org Established: 1854 Size: 10 acres Number of interments: 10,246 (according to Findagrave.com) In November 1853, the citizens of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania met to … Continue reading

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Guide to the Soldiers’ National Cemetery

Lincoln and the Human Interest Stories of the Gettysburg National Cemetery by James M. Cole My rating: 4 of 5 stars Unlike Arlington National Cemetery, which has had many books written about it, Gettysburg National Cemetery — a.k.a. Soldiers’ National … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #21: Soldiers’ National Cemetery

Soldiers’ National Cemetery Gettysburg National Military Park 97 Taneytown Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325 Visitor Information: 717-334-1124, extension 8023 Dedicated: November 19, 1863 Size: 17 acres Number of interments: 3,654 Open: Dawn to sunset daily. The cemetery is closed to vehicular … Continue reading

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