Mount Hebron Cemetery and Gatehouse

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Mount Hebron Cemetery and Gatehouse
Mount Hebron Cemetery.jpg
Mount Hebron Cemetery and Gatehouse, June 2010
Mount Hebron Cemetery and Gatehouse is located in Virginia
Mount Hebron Cemetery and Gatehouse
Mount Hebron Cemetery and Gatehouse is located in the US
Mount Hebron Cemetery and Gatehouse
Location 305 E. Boscawen St., Winchester, Virginia
Coordinates 39°11′10″N 78°9′38″W / 39.18611°N 78.16056°W / 39.18611; -78.16056Coordinates: 39°11′10″N 78°9′38″W / 39.18611°N 78.16056°W / 39.18611; -78.16056
Area 56.1 acres (22.7 ha)
Built 1764 (1764), 1844, 1891, 1902
Architect Barney, James Stewart; et al.
Architectural style Chateauesque
NRHP reference # 09000163[1]
VLR # 138-0044
Significant dates
Added to NRHP March 20, 2009
Designated VLR December 18, 2008[2]

Mount Hebron Cemetery and Gatehouse is a historic cemetery and gatehouse located at Winchester, Virginia. The cemetery was established in 1844 on two older churchyards, including that of Christ Episcopal Church in 1853. Many Civil War soldiers who died in Winchester's hospitals were interred in this cemetery, but after the war, the Union Burial Corps reinterred many Union dead into the Winchester National Cemetery established nearby, or to their home towns. The 1866 expansion included Stonewall Cemetery for 2,576 Confederate war dead. Iron fence added in 1891 and the Chateauesque style limestone gatehouse for superintendent added in 1902.[3][4]

Founding Father Daniel Roberdeau (1727–1795) is buried there. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2009.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 19 March 2013. 
  3. ^ "Mount Hebron Cemetery: History". Mount Hebron Cemetery. Retrieved 20 May 2012. 
  4. ^ Anna Klemm_and DHR Staff (July 2008). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Mount Hebron Cemetery and Gatehouse" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources.  and Accompanying four photos

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