Lindenwood Cemetery (NRIS 78000043)
2324 W. Main St.,
Indiana. County/parish: Allen.
1 contributing building.
1 contributing site.
Added to the National Register of Historic Places
February 17, 1978.
Also known as:
- Lindenwood Cemetery
- Lindenwood Cemetery is a cemetery operated by Dignity Memorial in Fort Wayne, Indiana, established in 1859. With over 69,000 graves and covering 175 acres (0.71 km2), it is one of the largest cemeteries in Indiana.Famous interments include some of the most important political figures from Fort Wayne history including Samuel Hanna (1797-
1866), Jesse L. Williams (1807-1886), Allen Hamilton (1798-1864), Colonel George W. Ewing (1804-1866), Paul Frank Baer (1893-1930), Daisy E. Nirdlinger (1879-1950) and Arthur R. "Art" Smith (1890-1926).Isaac De Groff Nelson helped to incorporate Lindenwood Cemetery, where a monument was built to him.Lindenwood was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on February 17, 1978. (read more...)
National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/78000043