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St Joseph Catholic Cemetery

St Joseph Catholic Cemetery

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2500 Mesker Park Dr, originally Little Cynthiana Rd
Evansville, IN

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1871 Cemetery replaces old one in city
1917 Front gates and admin building added


West side of Mesker Park Dr past Wimberg Ave
District: Perry Township
Latitude: 38.001671
Longitude: -87.610718
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old st joe cemetery where st joe school and playground now are, garvin st originally well out of town Evansville's first Catholic Cemetery was on Garvin between Columbia and Michigan Streets. The graves were removed to St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery beginning in 1872. st joe cemetery first burial aug 1872 in 1880 atlas 70+ acres 1.25 w of city limits

office building and front gates added 1917 stonework reads "St. Joseph" also "1871" for original date and 1917 for construction date

See also

St Joe Cemetery website
INGen Web - St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery Churches / Religion Perry Township district

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