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Beech Grove Cemetery, 353 Kilgore Avenue, Muncie, Delaware County, IN

Beech Grove Cemetery, 353 Kilgore Avenue, Muncie, Delaware County, IN

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Summary

Significance: The Beech Grove Cemetery contains more history of Muncie and Delaware County than any other area. The grounds are eligible for inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places. Since its inception in 1841, the cemetery was the only significant burial ground in Muncie for nearly a century. The 152-year-old cemetery contains many ornate family mausoleums and monuments of Muncie's early industrialists. The cemetery also contains graves of veterans from the Revolutionary War to the Vietnam War. The cemetery is of local significance.
Survey number: HABS IN-245
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 99000734

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
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Location

Muncie (Ind.)40.19172, -85.39632
Google Map of 40.1917159, -85.3963187
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Source

Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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