Oak Hill Cemetery

Local nameOak Hill Cemetery
LocationGeorgetown, Washington, D.C., USA

Oak Hill Cemetery is a historic 22-acre cemetery located in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C., in the United States. It was founded in 1848 and completed in 1853, and is a prime example of a rural cemetery. Many famous politicians, business people, military people, diplomats, and philanthropists are buried at Oak Hill, and the cemetery has a number of Victorian-style memorials and monuments. Oak Hill has two structures which are listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Oak Hill Cemetery Chapel and the Van Ness Mausoleum.

The cemetery's interment of "Willie" Lincoln, deceased son of president Abraham Lincoln, was the inspiration for the Man Booker Prize-winning novel Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oak_Hill_Cemetery_(Washington,_D.C.)

Official Website https://www.oakhillcemeterydc.org/

Phone +1 202 337 2835

Coordinates 38°54'47.02" N -77°3'26.314" E

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