Greenwood Cemetery, New Orleans

Greenwood Cemetery is a historic rural cemetery in New Orleans, Louisiana. The cemetery was opened in 1852,[1] and is located on City Park Avenue (formerly Metairie Road) in the Navarre neighborhood. The cemetery has a number of impressive monuments and sculptures.[2] It is one of a group of historic cemeteries in New Orleans.

Greenwood Cemetery
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Front of Greenwood Cemetery with Fireman and Elks tomb monuments in sunset
Greenwood Cemetery, New Orleans is located in New Orleans
Greenwood Cemetery, New Orleans
Greenwood Cemetery, New Orleans is located in Louisiana
Greenwood Cemetery, New Orleans
Greenwood Cemetery, New Orleans is located in the United States
Greenwood Cemetery, New Orleans
Details
Established1852
Location
CountryUnited States
Coordinates29°59′03″N 90°06′46″W / 29.9840866°N 90.1128452°W / 29.9840866; -90.1128452
Owned byFiremen’s Charitable & Benevolent Association (FCBA)
No. of interments>100,000
WebsiteOfficial website
Find a GraveGreenwood Cemetery

Notable burialsEdit

Civil War and other military figuresEdit

Civic figuresEdit

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Linden, Blanche M.G. (2007). Silent City on a Hill: Picturesque Landscapes of Memory and Boston's Mount Auburn Cemetery. Cambridge, Massachusetts: University of Massachusetts Press. p. 294. ISBN 978-1-55849-571-5. Retrieved 5 August 2019.
  2. ^ "Greenwood Cemetery". Firemen’s Charitable & Benevolent Association. Retrieved 11 August 2016.
  3. ^ "Dedication of the Confederate Monument, at Greenwood Cemetery, April 10th, 1874 by the Ladies Benevolent Association of Louisiana". Jas. A. Gresham. Retrieved 11 August 2016.
  4. ^ CWGC Cemetery Report, breakdown obtained from casualty record.
  5. ^ Wilson, Scott; Mank, Gregory W. (forward) (2016). "Bristol, Gwen #1507". Resting Places: The Burial Sites of More Than 14,000 Famous Persons (3rd ed.). McFarland & Company, Inc. ISBN 978-0786479924. OCLC 948561021.
  6. ^ "Greenwood Cemetery History". Firemen’s Charitable & Benevolent Association. Retrieved 11 August 2016.
  7. ^ Wilson, Scott; Mank, Gregory W. (forward) (2016). "LaRocca, Nick #7299". Resting Places: The Burial Sites of More Than 14,000 Famous Persons (3rd ed.). McFarland & Company, Inc. ISBN 978-0786479924. OCLC 948561021.
  8. ^ Wilson, Scott; Mank, Gregory W. (forward) (2016). "Martina, Joe #8250". Resting Places: The Burial Sites of More Than 14,000 Famous Persons (3rd ed.). McFarland & Company, Inc. ISBN 978-0786479924. OCLC 948561021.
  9. ^ Wilson, Scott; Mank, Gregory W. (forward) (2016). "Meyer, Emile #8746". Resting Places: The Burial Sites of More Than 14,000 Famous Persons (3rd ed.). McFarland & Company, Inc. ISBN 978-0786479924. OCLC 948561021.
  10. ^ Wilson, Scott; Mank, Gregory W. (forward) (2016). "Toole, John Kennedy #12687". Resting Places: The Burial Sites of More Than 14,000 Famous Persons (3rd ed.). McFarland & Company, Inc. ISBN 978-0786479924. OCLC 948561021.

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