Ivy Hill Cemetery

Ivy Hill Cemetery (HM1GDB)

Location: Smithfield, VA 23430 Isle of Wight County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 58.926', W 76° 37.877'

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One half-mile north, Ivy Hill Cemetery, established in 1887, is the resting place of many prominent local residents including Joseph W. Luter, Sr., Smithfield Packing Company co-founder, and P.D. Gwaltney Jr., founder of Gwaltney Hams. Others buried here include U.S. Congressmen Joel Holleman and Dr. John W. Lawson; Richard Randolph "Dick" Turner, second in command of Richmond Libby Prison during the Civil War; leading business and community leaders; and many veterans. The cemetery monuments and landscaping make it a fine example of the rural cemetery movement. It was listed on the Virginia Landmarks Register and National Register of Historic Places in 2006.
Marker NumberK 329
Year Placed2010
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 3:13am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 354815 N 4094130
Decimal Degrees36.98210000, -76.63128333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 58.926', W 76° 37.877'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 58' 55.56" N, 76° 37' 52.62" W
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Area Code(s)757
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-199 US-258 BUS, Smithfield VA 23430, US
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