Shamokin, Pa 17872
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The Shamokin Cemetery
Welcome to Shamokin, where the population once topped 50,000, the largest man made coal bank still stands and where at one time the largest silk mill stood. Here the true melting pot of America's heritage began with many English, Irish, German, Polish, Welsh and Ukranian Families making their homes in the black dirt around the coal mines. The Cemetery officially opened in 1860, although there are a few burials listed in 1859. 155 years later, there are over 16,000 souls buried here. The history, the burials, the stories are here and beneath every stone there is a story.
Memorial for William from 1901
I'm proud to say the soldier's circle has been mapped out and the list of soldier's buried there has been compiled.
Please click on the G.A.R. link and you will find the list of soldiers. The Map link has a map of the lay out.