Locust Grove Cemetery

Locust Grove Cemetery (HM1KA3)

Location: Shippensburg, PA 17257 Cumberland County
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N 40° 3.385', W 77° 30.892'

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Burial ground for slaves and free blacks since the early 19th century and site of Shippensburg's first African American church, established 1830s. Edward Shippen Burd granted the land to Shippensburg's African American community in 1842. It was the only public cemetery open to African Americans in the area until the late 20th century. Graves of veterans from the Civil War to the Vietnam conflict include those of twenty-six Civil War soldiers.
HM NumberHM1KA3
Year Placed2007
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, April 30th, 2015 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 285496 N 4437049
Decimal Degrees40.05641667, -77.51486667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 3.385', W 77° 30.892'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 3' 23.1" N, 77° 30' 53.52" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 153-199 N Queen St, Shippensburg PA 17257, US
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