Mount Loretto Catholic Cemetery

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Mount Loretto Catholic Cemetery

Also known as Saint Charles Borromeo Catholic Church Cemetery

Location
325 West Main Street (U.S. 60)
White Sulphur Springs, Greenbrier County, West Virginia, 24986 USA
Memorials 469 added (70% photographed)

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Located next to Saint Charles Borromeo Catholic Church. Mount Loretto Catholic Cemetery is named after a shrine in Italy. It is a church cemetery and an example of the oldest type in the U.S. The older part of the cemetery is laid out in rectangles. The headstone has the family name and the footstones have carved initials indicating where the deceased members of that particular family are buried. Many of the inscriptions face west so that visitors are not standing on the grave to read the inscription. There are two types of markers. A soft gray granite tombstone is over most of the graves and a flat bronze marker for military personnel is over the rest. Each marker is unique and reflects Catholic heritage.

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GPS Coordinates: 37.78333, -80.30847

  • Added: 30 May 2012
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #2451258