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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. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Harrisburg PA 17109, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Explore the Capital Area Greenbelt (approx. 0.6 miles away); Harrisburg High School and Former John Harris High School (approx. 0.6 miles away); 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); Mansion at Reservoir Park (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrisburg.
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, February 26, 2015
2. Lincoln Cemetery Marker
African AmericansCemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & ReligionLandmarksNotable PersonsWar, US Civil
 
Lincoln Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, April 12, 2008
3. Lincoln Cemetery
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 14, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,729 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 14, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on February 27, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on April 14, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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