Seven Pines National Cemetery - Sandston,VA
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N 37° 31.235 W 077° 18.105
18S E 296589 N 4155114
Quick Description: This National Cemetery was established in 1866 and is located on a civil war battlefield. It was added to the National Register in 1995.
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 7/28/2009 11:47:43 AM
Waymark Code: WM6WG2
Seven Pines National Cemetery is located in the unincorporated town of Sandston in Henrico County, Virginia. During the American Civil War, several major battles of the Peninsula Campaign in 1862 took place nearby, including the Battle of Seven Pines (in Federal records) or the Battle of Fair Oaks (in Confederate Records). The National Cemetery was established in 1866. The cemetery name is derived from the seven pine trees planted along the inside of the cemetery wall in 1869. The cemetery’s 1.9 acres are located on a portion of the battlefield.
Seven Pines National Cemetery was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1995. In modern times, the area nearby is commonly called Seven Pines.
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400 E. Williamsburg Rd
Sandston, VA USA
County / Borough / Parish: Henrico
Year listed: 1995
Historic (Areas of) Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Periods of significance: 1850-1874, 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949
Historic function: Funerary
Current function: Funerary
Hours of operation: From: 7:00 AM To: 7:00 PM
Primary Web Site: [Web Link]
Secondary Website 1: [Web Link]
Privately owned?: Not Listed
Season start / Season finish: Not listed
Secondary Website 2: Not listed
National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed
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