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Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery, Snohomish, Washington

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Date: 6 Feb 2022
Location: Snohomish, Washington, United Statesmap
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Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery

This profile is part of the Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery, Snohomish, Washington One Place Study.
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Cemetery Details

  • Cemetery name: Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery aka GAR Cemetery
  • Address: 8602 Riverview Road, Snohomish, Snohomish County, Washington, 98290 USA
  • GPS Coordinates: 47.9202995, -122.1149979


History

Established in 1889 by the G.A.R.'s Morton Post 10 of Snohomish, the historic cemetery is one of two in the Puget Sound area and the only independently active and maintained Civil War G.A.R. cemetery in the State of Washington. Approximately two hundred Union veterans are buried within the grounds.   156 profiles listed here

... was a member of the Grand Army of the Republic, (Oliver Morton) Post #10, Snohomish, Washington.


Notable Monuments

Highlighting the northwest corner of the premises is the G.A.R. monument. Dedicated in 1914, this obelisk-topped edifice features representations of the cavalry, navy and artillery surrounding and supporting a southern-facing, full-sized, uniformed and armed infantry sentry, alertly standing guard over his sleeping comrades in arms.

  • Grand Army of the Republic Monument The monument, dedicated on Memorial Day, 1914, stills stands graceful guard over the cemetery plots of both veterans and non-veterans alike — many of whom were the founding settlers of Snohomish City.


Notable Interments



Veterans


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... ... ... is buried in Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery.




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