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Identification:

Preferred Structure Name:
National Cemetery Iron Fence and Gates
Structure Number:
CM02
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:
000483
 
Historical Significance:

National Register Status:
Entered - Documented
National Register Date:
01/23/2004
National Historic Landmark?:
No
Significance Level:
Contributing
Short Significance Description:
Part of cemetery mandated by PA Legislature to commerate Gettysburg Soldiers Cemetery. Cemetery laid out in 1863 by William Saunders. Entrance gates built/modified later, Taneytown Rd 1891, Baltimore Pike 1939.
 
Construction Period:

Construction Period:
Historic
Chronology:
 
Physical Event
Begin Year
Begin Year CE/BCE
End Year
End Year CE/BCE
Designer
Designer Occupation
1. 
Built
1864
CE


Saunders, William
Landscape Architect
2. 
Built
1891
CE




3. 
Altered
1939
CE




4. 
Restored
1996
CE




5. 
Preserved
1997
CE




6. 
Preserved
2000
CE




7. 
Preserved
2002
CE




 
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. 
Substructure
Stone
2. 
Superstructure
Cast Iron
Short Physical Description:
Cast iron fence borders Baltimore Pike, built 1864, Gate and Stone piers built 1864/modified 1939. Cast Iron entrance gate & piers on Taneytown Rd built 1891, widened/modified in 1891. Piers of tooled edge/rough face stone (hollow) w/cast iron spire.