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Grave of John Rex, City Cemetery, Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina

Raleigh City Cemetery (Raleigh, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Grave of John Rex, City Cemetery, Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina
Topics:
North Carolina History
Subjects:
Cemeteries
Graves
Item identifier:
buchss0121
Photographer:
Created Date:
Created Date:
Genre:
Photographs
Location:
Raleigh (N.C)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Repository:
Preservation North Carolina
Collection:
Tim Buchman Photographs, 1988-1998 (MC00583) held by
Note field:
Not all materials from the physical collection may have been scanned. Images may have been enhanced for web access.
Rights:
Reproduction and use of this material requires permission from Preservation North Carolina. For general information see the Preservation North Carolina website (http://www.presnc.org).
Funding:
Digitization of this image was partially supported with federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds made possible through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.

Building:

Built:
Street:
17 S. East Street
Community:
Raleigh
State:
NC
Zip:
27601
Historical note:
The cemetery is listed individually on the National Register of Historic Places.
Historical note:
This cemetery was the first designated burying ground in Raleigh, and was authorized as such in 1798.
Provenance note:
The cemetery consisted of four acres, originally, divided into one-acre quadrants. It was later enlarged to include a total of over seven acres. The iron fence surrounding the cemetery was added later, and was recycled from capitol square.
Location:
Raleigh (N.C)
Subjects:
Cemeteries
Sepulchral monuments
Latitude, Longitude:
35.779357, -78.632278
External Resources:
North Carolina State Preservation Office - City Cemetery National Register Nomination
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