Woodward Hill Cemetery, Lancaster

4.4
#4 of 8 in Historic Sites in Lancaster
Cemetery · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Woodward Hill Cemetery is a 32-acre historic rural or garden cemetery in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. It was founded by the Trinity Lutheran Church of Lancaster in 1850, but became a non-denominational cemetery in 1856. It is known for being the burial place of James Buchanan, the 15th President of the United States. In 2005 it was added to the National Register of Historic Places.
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  • This president must be honored. Sadly, he asked to be buried 3 miles away from his home as he died a reviled president for not having prevented the Civil War, he feared if he were buried on his...  more »
  • James Buchanan was the 15th President of The United States. He was born in 1791 near Mercersburg, PA. and died at his home "Wheatland" 1868. He served in the military during the War of 1812...  more »
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  • Quiet place.... good place to relax and take pictures
  • Final resting place of 15th US President James Buchanan along with first US Speaker of the House Frederick Muhlenberg, several US Congressmen and many Lancastrians who influenced our community.

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