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Coordinates: 35°47′11″N 78°37′33″W / 35.7864°N 78.6259°W / 35.7864; -78.6259

Oakwood Cemetery
Oakwood Confederate Cemetery in Raleigh, North Carolina.jpg
Oakwood Confederate Cemetery
Historic Oakwood Cemetery is located in North Carolina
Historic Oakwood Cemetery
Historic Oakwood Cemetery is located in the United States
Historic Oakwood Cemetery
LocationOakwood Cemetery, Raleigh, North Carolina
Area190 acres (77 ha)
Part ofOakwood Historic District (#74001380[1])
Added to NRHPJune 25, 1974

Historic Oakwood Cemetery was founded in 1869 in North Carolina's capital, Raleigh, near the North Carolina State Capitol in the city's Historic Oakwood neighborhood. Historic Oakwood Cemetery[2] contains two special areas within its 102 acres (41 ha), the Confederate Cemetery,[3] located on the original two and one-half acres (1 ha), and the Hebrew Cemetery, both given for that purpose by Henry Mordecai in 1867.

Notable burialsEdit


  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09.
  2. ^ Historic Oakwood Cemetery: Credits. Retrieved Jul. 9, 2008.
  3. ^ Raleigh’s Confederate Cemetery
  4. ^ Chicago Sun Times: Credits Retrieved April. 12, 2014
  5. ^ Daily Mail UK: Credits Retrieved July, 9, 2012

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