In honor of our fellow Americans........
we will never forget you
September 11, 2001


Photo Taken September 15, 2001

The Board of Trustees is committed to the future of Evergreen Cemetery so that many future generations can experience its historical significance, natural beauty, and tranquility.

On this page we will also offer past and present viewscapes of the cemetery throughout the four seasons. Please check back often so you may experience the changing scenes and read about the accomplishments here in our unique and historic cemetery.

Be sure to visit our "collector items" page to help support our current and future projects.

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Books, Gatehouse Miniatures and Prints
ARE available for your purchase
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Call 717-334-4121 for more information
or email:
info@evergreencemetery.org

Views of the past..........

Completed Projects
1999-2000

  • Rehabilitation to the original gatehouse which included re-pointing and repairing the weathered brick. Interior painting of the southern half and exterior painting of the entire building were both completed.
  • Establishment of the McConaughy History Room in the southern portion of the gatehouse.
  • 40 trees planted in the old and new sections of the cemetery.

  • Flower gardens planted in the old section of the cemetery.

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    Current Projects:
    2000-2002

  • Fundraising has begun for the Gettysburg Civil War Women's Memorial which includes erecting the bronze statue of Elizabeth Thorn and rehabilitating the walkway and entrance leading to the memorial.

  • Completion and release of The Official Evergreen Cemetery Guide by Brian Kennell.
  • Sale of Gatehouse Miniatures that will benefit the preservation of the gatehouse.

    NEW AUGUST 2004

    Our new Evergreen Cemetery Sectional Flashmap allows you to see the sections of Evergreen Cemetery in relation to the historic gatehouse and Baltimore Pike. Areas north of sections E and K (including) are part of the original cemetery that was founded in 1854. Areas south of sections P and Q (including) are part of the cemetery that was acquired in a land purchase in 1909. This new feature of our website can help you if you are interested in purchasing lots, monuments or mausoleums in the old or new sections of Evergreen Cemetery. If you have any questions or would like us to send you a current price list, please click here for our convenient request to be contacted form.
    Please feel free to call our cemetery office at 717-334-4121 for information.

    "Who builds stronger than a mason, a shipwright, or a carpenter?…a
    gravemaker. The houses he makes lasts till doomsday."
    William Shakespeare
    Hamlet, Act. V. i


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