Masonic Memorial Park Tumwater WA USA

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Date: 1859
Location: Tumwater, Thurston, Washington, United Statesmap
Surnames/tags: Cemeteries Washington
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Masonic Memorial Park

Cemetery Details

  • Cemetery name: Masonic Memorial Park aka Masonic Cemetery
  • Address: 455 North Street Tumwater, Thurston County, Washington, 98501 USA
  • Elevation: 54.0 m or 177.2 feet
  • GPS Coordinates: 47.0160141, -122.8963242
  • Information: Official Website | Park Layout | Gravesite Lookup
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Olympia Masonic Lodge #1 appointed a committee in July of 1857 to "ascertain upon what terms land can be had in this vicinity for burial purposes."[1] Bro Smith Hays, a charter member, donated acreage for this purpose.[1]

  • First internment: James H. Yantis[1]

Additional acreage donated by: Clanrick Crosby, Nelson & Anna Barnes, and Ira Ward[1]

Notable Burials

  • Samuel Goodlove Cosgrove (1847-1909) Governor of Washington
  • Ira James “Pete” Flagstead 1893–1940 Major League Baseball Player
  • Louis Folwell Hart (1862-1929) Governor of Washington
  • Donald G. Ingalls 29 Jul 1918 – 10 Mar 2014 Television and Motion Picture Director, Producer
  • Obadiah Benton McFadden 1814–1875 US Congressman
  • Thomas Irving McKenny 1829–1899 Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General
  • Robert Huston Milroy 1816–1890 Civil War Union Major General
  • Marshall Frank Moore (1829-1870) Civil War Union Brevet Major General
  • Dave Shriver 1935–2012 Musician.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Squire, Jim. “Park History” Masonic Memorial Park ( : accessed 17 Feb 2022)‌

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