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Harrisburg in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Lincoln Cemetery

 
 
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By William Pfingsten, April 12, 2008
1. Lincoln Cemetery Marker
Inscription. A landmark of central Pennsylvania's African American history. Established in 1827 by Wesley Union A.M.E. Zion Church. Among those buried here are T. Morris Chester, William Howard Day, Catherine McClintock, and at least 20 veterans of the Civil War.
 
Erected 1994 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 16.796′ N, 76° 50.66′ W. Marker is in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Marker is at the intersection of 30th Street and Booser Ave. on 30th Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Harrisburg PA 17109, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Moment of Mercy (approx. 0.8 miles away); Bishop McDevitt High School (approx. 0.9 miles away); Harrisburg (approx. 0.9 miles away); Bellevue Park (approx. 0.9 miles away); Reservoir Park (approx. 0.9 miles away); Breeze Hill (approx. 1.1 miles away); State Arsenal (approx. 1.2 miles away); Parson John Elder House (approx. 1.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Harrisburg.
 
Categories. African AmericansCemeteries & Burial SitesChurches, Etc.LandmarksNotable PersonsWar, US Civil
 
Lincoln Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 26, 2015
2. Lincoln Cemetery Marker
Lincoln Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, April 12, 2008
3. Lincoln Cemetery
 
 
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