Crown Hill National Cemetery

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Crown Hill National Cemetery

  • 700 West 38th Street, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, 46208 USA
  • 2,161 Memorials added (98% photographed)

Crown Hill National Cemetery is Sections 9 and 10 located within Crown Hill Cemetery. The national cemetery is comprised of 1.4 acres, and the property was purchased by the U.S. Government in 1866 for the purpose of reburying 707 Union soldiers from the City Cemetery. Those graves were originally marked by headboards, painted and lettered, which were later replaced with upright marble headstones. A bronze plaque on the grounds identifies the national cemetery and a commemorative monument stands within the Crown Hill National Cemetery section. There are 2,135 soldiers representing every war in which the United States has participated, with the last one being made in 1969 for Maj. Robert W. Hayes, an Air Force pilot killed in Vietnam. This cemetery is closed to new interments. However, space may be available in the same gravesite for eligible family members.

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GPS Coordinates: 39.81703, -86.17262

  • Added: 20 Jan 2006
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #2164295