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

Union Cemetery

 
 
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Photographed 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.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesGovernment & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1808.
 
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
Union Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, May 23, 2009
2. Union Cemetery Marker
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); 115 East High Street (approx. ¼ mile away); Joseph Ceader Residence (approx. ¼ mile away); Centre County Courthouse (approx. ¼ mile away); Centre County Veterans Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); To All Who Served (approx. ¼ mile away); Andrew Gregg Curtin (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bellefonte.
 
Also see . . .
1. Union Cemetery (Bellefonte, Pennsylvania). Wikipedia entry (Submitted on February 9, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. Union Cemetery. Find A Grave website entry (Submitted on July 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Union Cemetery Today image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, May 23, 2009
3. Union Cemetery Today
Hastings Family Vault image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.
Photographed By Craig Swain, May 23, 2009
5. Grave of Governor Curtin
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 9, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 3, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,391 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 3, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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May. 24, 2022