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Identification:

Preferred Structure Name:
National Cemetery Stone Wall
Structure Number:
CM01
Other Structure Name(s):
 
Other Structure Name(s)
No records.
Park:
Gettysburg National Military Park
Park District:
GETC Gettysburg National Cemetery
Historic District:
 
Historic District
No records.
Structure State:
Pennsylvania
Structure County:
Adams
Region:
Northeast
Cluster:
Chesapeake
Administrative Unit:
Gettysburg National Military Park
LCS ID:
006962
 
Historical Significance:

National Register Status:
Entered - Documented
National Register Date:
01/23/2004
National Historic Landmark?:
No
Significance Level:
Contributing
Short Significance Description:
Original stone constructed 1865 after PA legislatively mandated creation of Gettysburg's Soldiers Cemetery. Unique fence in construction techniques (See Architectural Description).
 
Construction Period:

Construction Period:
Historic
Chronology:
 
Physical Event
Begin Year
Begin Year AD/BC
End Year
End Year AD/BC
Designer
Designer Occupation
1. 
Built
1865
AD




2. 
Reconstructed
1980
AD
1983
AD
NPS
Other
3. 
Preserved
2001
AD
2002
AD


 
Function and Use:

Primary Historic Function:
Cemetery
Primary Current Use:
Cemetery
Structure Contains Museum Collections?:
No
Other Functions or Uses:
 
Other Function(s) or Use(s)
Historic or Current
No records.
 
Physical Description:

Structure Type:
Grounds/Landscape
Material(s):
 
Structural Component(s)
Material(s)
1. 
Superstructure
Stone
Short Physical Description:
Random cut/laid granite wall, mortared, 2340' length. Cut & tooled cap stone: 8"x 24"x 8'-0"+/-. Mortar between caps replaced w/gray elastomeric, Iron lock straps non-extant. Entrance gate piers hollow, edge tooled, rough face w/cast iron spire
Long Physical Description:
Random cut and laid granite wall, mortared, 2340' in length. Cut & tooled cap stone: 8"x 24"x 8'-0"+/-. Mortar between caps replaced w/gray elastomeric joint compound, Iron lock straps originally interlocking caps non-extant. Entrance gate piers hollow, edge tooled, rough face w/cast iron spire