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

Union Cemetery

 
 
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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.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission marker series.
 
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. Located on the north side of the Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bellefonte PA 16823, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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); Joseph Ceader Residence (approx.
Union Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 23, 2009
2. Union Cemetery Marker
mile away); Centre County Courthouse (approx. mile away); Centre County Veterans Memorial (approx. mile away); To All Who Served (approx. mile away); Andrew Gregg Curtin (approx. mile away); Centre County (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bellefonte.
 
Also see . . .
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 image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 23, 2009
3. Union Cemetery Today
Hastings Family Vault image. 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 image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 23, 2009
5. Grave of Governor Curtin
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 3, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,296 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 3, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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