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Grandview Cemetery, Chillicothe

Grandview Cemetery
A group of gravestones in the old section of Grandview Cemetery
Grandview Cemetery (Chillicothe, Ohio)
Location 240 S. Walnut St., Chillicothe, Ohio

39°19′28″N 82°59′10″W / 39.32444°N 82.98611°W / 39.32444; -82.98611Coordinates: 39°19′28″N 82°59′10″W / 39.32444°N 82.98611°W / 39.32444; -82.98611

Area 91.6 acres (37.1 ha)
Built 1845
Architectural style Mid 19th Century Revival, Late 19th and 20th Century Revivals, Romanesque
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 78002180[1]
Added to NRHP December 19, 1978

Grandview Cemetery is a cemetery in Chillicothe, Ohio.

Grandview Cemetery (originally spelled Grand View as two words) was established around 1841.[2]

The ground the cemetery stands on looks down upon the valleys of the Scioto River and Paint Creek, with a panoramic view of the city of Chillicothe.[2]

The land for Grandview was purchased outside of the city limits of Chillicothe in order to provide a more restful setting for the new cemetery (one of the burial grounds it replaced later became the site of a railroad depot).[2]

Grandview Cemetery was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.[1]

Notable burials


External links

  • Grandview Cemetery at Find A Grave
  • History of Ross County, Ohio
  • National Register of Historic Places
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