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34th Street Entrance to Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Indiana

By W. H. Bass Photo Company


Crown Hill Cemetery, dedicated in 1864 on the highest point in Marion County, consists of 555 acres, including a 1.4-acre national cemetery. Many notable people are buried here, including President Benjamin Harrison, Col. Eli Lilly, and James Whitcomb Riley. Constructed in 1885-86, the stone Gothic-style gateway at the 34th Street entrance of the cemetery was designed by noted architect, Adolph Scherrer

Topics: Marion County (Ind.); Crown Hill Cemetery (Indianapolis, Ind.); Cemeteries; Scherrer, Adolph; Architectural decorations & ornaments; Arches; Arcades (Architectural components); Gates
Publisher: Indiana Historical Society
Year: 1900
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