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Histopolis Place-of-the-Day

Histopolis features a different cemetery, town, county or other place every day on the Place-of-The-Day.

Saturday, November 20, 2010

The Histopolis Place-of-the-Day for Saturday, November 20, 2010 is Staunton National Cemetery in Staunton, Staunton City, Virginia.

"Staunton National Cemetery is located in the Shenandoah Valley approximately one mile east of downtown Staunton, Va.

"The 1.15-acre plot of land was designated a national cemetery in September 1868. Original interments were the remains removed from the city cemetery at Staunton as well as Cross Keys, Port Republic, and the Waynesboro area. Of the original 749 interments, 518 were unknown.

"Staunton National Cemetery was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1996."

Source: Cemeteries - Staunton National Cemetery - Burial & Memorials

The Histopolis Grave Index for Staunton National Cemetery contains 891 entries with 365 unique surnames.

Explore Staunton National Cemetery on Histopolis now. If you have a place that you would like to see featured as the Histopolis Place-of-the-Day, contact the webmaster to suggest it.

Note: The first Place-of-the-Day was in September 2010