About Spring Hill Cemetery Historic District – History & Location

Spring Hill Cemetery Historic District is a national historic district located at Charleston, West Virginia. The district is a 172-acre (70 ha) site located on a series of tree shaded and landscaped hills overlooking central Charleston and includes the following cemeteries: Spring Hill Cemetery (established 1869), Mountain View Cemetery, B’nai Israel Cemetery, Lowenstein Cemetery, and Mount Olivet Cemetery.

It is West Virginia’s largest cemetery complex. The district features Spring Hill Mausoleum, a stone faced reinforced concrete structure constructed in 1910. It includes the graves of West Virginia Governors William A. MacCorkle (1857–1930) and George W. Atkinson (1845–1925). It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.

Location 1554 Farnsworth Dr., Charleston, West Virginia
Coordinates 38°21′11″N 81°36′57″WCoordinates38°21′11″N 81°36′57″W
Built 1869
Architect Vosburgh, A.J.
Architectural style Moorish
NRHP reference No. 85003360 [1]
Added to NRHP October 18, 1985
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