Evergreen Cemetery

Evergreen Cemetery is a garden style cemetery established in 1855 and located in Portland, Maine, United States. With 239 acres (0.97 km2) of land, it is the second largest cemetery in the state. As of March 2011, only 110 acres (0.45 km2) of the 239 acres (0.97 km2) were used for cemetery-related activities. It features Wilde Memorial Chapel, a gift to the city in 1902 by the family of Samuel Wilde. The Gothic granite building is used for both memorial and wedding services.

Notable interments
  • John Appleton, congressman and assistant secretary of state
  • Carroll Lynwood Beedy, congressman
  • Asa William Henry Clapp, congressman
  • Nathan Clifford, US Attorney General and Associate Justice on the US Supreme Court
  • Neal S. Dow, mayor, general and candidate for president
  • Francis H. Fassett, architect
  • James D. Fessenden, general
  • Francis Fessenden, general
  • Samuel Fessenden, lieutenant
  • Samuel C. Fessenden, congressman
  • Thomas Amory Deblois Fessenden, congressman
  • William P. Fessenden, congressman, senator and secretary of the treasury
  • Frank Fixaris, sportscaster
  • Elbridge Gerry, congressman
  • Charles Goddard (1879-1951), playwright and screenwriter
  • Robert Christian Hale, lieutenant and congressman
  • Obed Hall, congressman
  • Asher Crosby Hinds, congressman
  • John Lynch, congressman
  • Charles Porter Mattocks, general
  • Charles B. Merrill, general
  • Joseph C. Noyes, congressman
  • John J. Perry, congressman
  • William Lebaron Putnam, mayor
  • Thomas Brackett Reed, congressman and Speaker of the US House of Representatives
  • Ether Shepley, senator
  • George Foster Shepley, general
  • Francis Ormand Jonathan Smith, congressman
  • Augustus Ervin Stevens, mayor
  • John Calvin Stevens, architect
  • Lorenzo De Medici Sweat, congressman
  • Sidney Warren Thaxter, major
  • Henry Goddard Thomas, general
  • Charles W. Walton, congressman
  • Ansel Dyer Wass, general
  • George Warren West, general

Building Activity

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    about 6 years ago via Annotator
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