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LeMoyne Crematory

 
 
LeMoyne Crematory Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 20, 2011
1. LeMoyne Crematory Marker
Inscription. This crematory, the first in the United States, was built in 1876 by Dr. Francis LeMoyne. From 1876 to 1900, there were 42 cremations. Dr. LeMoyne lies buried here.
 
Erected 1953 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 9.635′ N, 80° 14.258′ W. Marker is in Washington, Pennsylvania, in Washington County. Marker is on South Main Street 0 miles north of Elm Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington PA 15301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. LeMoyne House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Rebecca Harding Davis (approx. 0.6 miles away); Edward Acheson (approx. 0.6 miles away); Jesse William Lazear (approx. 0.6 miles away); Bradford House (approx. 0.7 miles away); Globe Inn (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Whiskey Rebellion (approx. 0.7 miles away); "Declaration & Address" (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Washington.
 
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LeMoyne Crematory Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 20, 2011
2. LeMoyne Crematory Marker
Francis Julius LeMoyne Grave image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 20, 2011
3. Francis Julius LeMoyne Grave
LeMoyne Crematory Centennial plaque image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 20, 2011
4. LeMoyne Crematory Centennial plaque
LeMoyne Crematory Information Sign image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 20, 2011
5. LeMoyne Crematory Information Sign
National Register of Historic Places
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 439 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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