New Cathedral Cemetery

The Archdiocese of Baltimore established New Cathedral Cemetery on forty acres of the old "Bonnie Brae" country estate in 1869. The church spent seventeen years moving bodies and headstones from the 1816 Cathedral Cemetery at Riggs and Fremont Avenues and, in 1936, moved hundreds more from St. Patrick’s Cemetery on Orleans Street.

Among the scores of well known locals buried on the grounds are Clarence H. 'Du' Burns, Baltimore's first black Mayor, Sister. Mary Antonio of the Oblate Sisters of Providence, and four former Orioles players (all in the Baseball Hall of Fame).

Street Address:

4300 Old Frederick Road, Baltimore, MD 21229 [map]

Official Website:

New Cathedral Cemetery

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Eli Pousson, “New Cathedral Cemetery,” Explore Baltimore Heritage, accessed June 28, 2017, http://explore.baltimoreheritage.org/items/show/306.
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