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Cemeteries

Tracts of land designated or intended for the interment of human remains.

Arlington-National-Cemetery

Arlington National Cemetery

Arlington, Virginia
The cemetery was established on the grounds of Arlington House, formerly the estate of the family of Robert E. Lee's wife Mary Anna Custis Lee, a descendant of Martha Washington.

Ball's-Bluff-Battlefield-and-National-Cemetery

Ball's Bluff Battlefield and National Cemetery

Waterford, Loudoun County, Virginia
The Battle of Ball's Bluff, on October 21, 1861, was a small but embarrassing defeat for the Union early in the American Civil War. The land for a cemetery was donated in 1865. It is the smallest national cemetery in the United States.

Bellefontaine-Cemetery

Bellefontaine Cemetery

St. Louis, Missouri, 63115
This cemetery was established after the cholera epidemic of 1849. Many bodies were moved from the St. Louis Cemetery downtown to this burial ground. A number of the famous Busch and Lemp family of brewers are buried here.

Bonaventure-Cemetery

Bonaventure Cemetery

Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, 31404
Bonaventure Cemetery is located on the site of a plantation originally owned by John Mullryne, whose daughter-in-law was buried on the plantation in 1802. The plantation was converted to a cemetery in 1868.

Calvary-Cemetery

Calvary Cemetery

St. Louis, Missouri, 63115
Calvary ia a 477 acre (1.9 km2) Roman Catholic cemetery established in 1857. Some of the old burials and tombstones were transferred to Calvary Cemetery from much older Catholic cemeteries originally existing in what is now the downtown area.

Saint-Louis-Cemetery

Saint Louis Cemetery

New Orleans, Louisiana, 70112
Saint Louis Cemetery is the name of three Roman Catholic cemeteries in New Orleans, Louisiana. All of these graves are above-ground vaults; most were constructed in the 18th and 19th centuries.

Top 10 Most Popular Cemeteries Landmarks

  1. Arlington National Cemetery
  2. Ball's Bluff Battlefield and National Cemetery
  3. Bonaventure Cemetery
  4. Bellefontaine Cemetery
  5. Saint Louis Cemetery
  6. Calvary Cemetery
  7. Quaker Burying Ground
  8. Union Cemetery
  9. Lewis Family Cemetery
  10. Bliven Burial Ground

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