Laurel Hill Cemetery

Laurel Hill Cemetery (HMREI)

Location: Philadelphia, PA 19132 Philadelphia County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 0.256', W 75° 11.249'

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Founded in 1836 and designed by Scottish architect John Notman, this was the nation's second major rural cemetery. With its rolling landscape, horticultural plantings, and eclectic architecture, it offered a romantic alternative to the crowded urban environment. Overlooking the Schuylkill River, 3.5 miles north of center-city, it had grown by 1861 to 78 acres. This cemetery was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1998.
Year Placed2000
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 7:56am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 483997 N 4428247
Decimal Degrees40.00426667, -75.18748333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 0.256', W 75° 11.249'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 0' 15.36" N, 75° 11' 14.94" W
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Area Code(s)215
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3822 Ridge Ave, Philadelphia PA 19132, US
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