St. Mary Cemetery, Pittsburgh

Saint Mary Cemetery is a Roman Catholic burial ground located at 45th and Penn Avenues in the Central Lawrenceville neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. It is adjacent (just south) of the city's slightly older and much larger Allegheny Cemetery. A chain-link fence separates the two cemeteries.

The cemetery in 2018
Bennett monument at St. Mary Cemetery

The 44-acre (180,000 m2) tract of land was established as a cemetery in 1849 at a cost of $20,000, six years after the founding of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh. As of 2008, it has 100,298 interments.

Notable burialsEdit

Bishops

Others

ReferencesEdit

  • Kidney, Walter C. (1997). Pittsburgh's Landmark Architecture: The Historic Buildings of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County. Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation. ISBN 0-916670-18-X.


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Coordinates: 40°28′07″N 79°57′08″W / 40.4685°N 79.9522°W / 40.4685; -79.9522