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Bellefonte in Centre County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Union Cemetery

 
 
Union Cemetery Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, May 23, 2009
1. Union Cemetery Marker
Inscription. First burial here as early as 1808. Cemetery chartered in 1856. Here lie three Governors of Pennsylvania and their wives - Andrew Gregg Curtin (1815-1894), who served 1861-67, and Katharine Wilson Curtin (1821-1903); James Addams Beaver (1837-1914), who served 1887-91, and Mary McAllister Beaver (1842-1926); Daniel Hartman Hastings (1849-1903), who served 1895-99, and Jane Rankin Hastings (1851-1937).
 
Erected 1992 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 54.852′ N, 77° 46.432′ W. Marker is in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, in Centre County. Marker is on East Howard Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Located on the north side of the Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Bellefonte PA 16823, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Montgomery Ward (approx. 0.2 miles away); James A. "Billboard" Jackson (approx. 0.2 miles away); Centre County Courthouse (approx. mile away); Centre County (approx. mile away); Bellefonte (approx. mile away); Andrew G. Curtin (approx. 0.3 miles away); Anna Wagner Keichline (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Mills Brothers (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bellefonte.
 
Also see . . .
Union Cemetery Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, May 23, 2009
2. Union Cemetery Marker

1. Union Cemetery in Bellefonte. This site details individuals associated with the founding of Penn State who are buried in the cemetery. (Submitted on June 3, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. Burial Records for the Cemetery. (Submitted on June 3, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
3. Union Cemetery at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Union Cemetery Today Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, May 23, 2009
3. Union Cemetery Today
Hastings Family Vault Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, May 23, 2009
4. Hastings Family Vault
Governor Daniel Hastings and his wife rest here.
Grave of Governor Curtin Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, May 23, 2009
5. Grave of Governor Curtin
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,161 times since then and 75 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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