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Holmeads Cemetery (Defunct)
Also known as: Holmead Burying Ground (Defunct), Western Burial Grounds (Defunct)
19th Street Northwest and Florida Avenue Northwest
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia  USA
Postal Code: 20009

Cemetery notes and/or description:
The cemetery was located in the southwest corner of the intersection of 19th Street and Florida Avenue. The cemetery was originally begun in the 1700ís as a family cemetery of the Holmead family. In 1807, the government assumed control of the cemetery. The cemetery was closed to additional burials in 1870. Subsequently, most bodies were removed to other cemeteries.

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) feature ID for the cemetery is 530626 (Holmeads Cemetery / Holmead Burying Ground / Western Burying Ground).
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