Woodbine Cemetery

21 Reservoir Street
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
Region Shenandoah Valley
Locality Harrisonburg City
Phone: (540) 434-7143
Email woodbine2@comcast.net
Website www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~varockin/HRHS/cem/woodbine_main.htm

Historic Woodbine Cemetery was founded in 1850 by community leaders as a non-denominational, non-profit community cemetery which has served Harrisonburg and surrounding Rockingham County as a sacred burial ground.

Among the points of interest are the graves of Joseph White Latimer, Boy Major (VMI) in the Civil War; Confederate General John Robert Jones (Harrisonburg's only Civil War general); a large square plot of 270 Confederate soldiers' graves; "Little Arlington" of WWII veterans; family and community mausoleums.

A "History of Woodbine Cemetery" may be purchased at the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society, P.O. Box 716, Dayton, VA 22821.

A walking tour brochure is available at the Harrisonburg Tourism office in the Hardesty-Higgins House, 212 S. Main St.

The cemetery is open daily from dawn to dusk.

Last Updated: 3/7/2012 2:13 PM
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