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Westminster Presbyterian Church and Cemetery

  • Also Known As: Westminster Presbyterian Church and Western Burying Grounds

  • Address: 509 W Fayette St
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Historic District


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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Maximilian Godefroy Architect
1815/00/00
1849/10/08 Zaccheus Collins Lee Mourner Edgar Allan Poe's funeral Funeral of Edgar Allan Poe
1849/10/08 Edgar Allan Poe Edgar Allan Poe's funeral Funeral of Edgar Allan Poe
1852/00/00
1875/10/01 Edgar Allan Poe reburied closer to church
1875/11/17 John H B Latrobe Mourner Edgar Allen Poe's tomb dedicated Dedications of Edgar Allen Poe's Tomb
1875/11/17 Walt Whitman Mourner Edgar Allen Poe's tomb dedicated Dedications of Edgar Allen Poe's Tomb
1875/11/17 Edgar Allan Poe Final Resting Place Edgar Allen Poe's tomb dedicated Dedications of Edgar Allen Poe's Tomb
1875/11/17 George A Frederick Architect Edgar Allen Poe's tomb dedicated Dedications of Edgar Allen Poe's Tomb
1875/11/17 George William Childs Donates funds for monument Edgar Allen Poe's tomb dedicated Dedications of Edgar Allen Poe's Tomb

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Particulars for Westminster Presbyterian Church and Cemetery:
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Area of Significance Art
Historic Use Cemetery
Historic Use Ceremonial site
Architectural Style Exotic revival
Architectural Style Gothic Revival
Architectural Style Greek Revival
Sight Category Historic District
Criteria Historic Event
Level of Significance National
Owner Private
Area of Significance Religion
Historic Use Religious Property



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 74002218
Resource Type:
Owner: Private
Architect: Godefroy,Maximilien; et al.
Architectural Style: Greek revival, Exotic revival, Gothic revival
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Art, Religion
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Criteria Consideration: Cemetery, Religious property
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Significant Year: 1815, 1852
Historic Function: Religion, Funerary
Historic Sub-Function: Religious structure, Cemetery, Ceremonial site
Current Function: Religion, Funerary
Current Sub-Function: Religious structure Cemetery

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