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Butler County Historic Cemeteries

Discover historic burial places that pay tribute to those who came before us in Butler County. See handcrafted tombstones dating as far back as the early 1800's and learn about the history of Butler County and its genealogy. For more information, visit the Butler County Historical Society. 

Brookside Cemetery

West Chester Rd. West Chester OH 45069
Location: West Chester

The Brookville Cemetery in West Chester is 12 acres and began as a family cemetery in the mid-1800's.

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Bunker Hill Universalist Pioneer Cemetery

5351 Reily Millville Road Reily Township OH 45013
Location: Reily Township

This one acre pioneer park was established in 1855 and is located adjacent to the Pater Park Wildlife Area. There are around 60 pioneers known to be buried in this cemetery, including veterans from the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, the Mexican-American War, and the Civil War.

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Greenwood Cemetery

1602 Greenwood Ave. Hamilton OH 45011
Location: Hamilton

Hamilton's original burial ground, established in 1848, is a prime example of the rural cemetery movement of the first half of the nineteenth century. Listed in the Department of Interior's National Register of Historic Places, Greenwood is noted for its fine collection of marble statuary and large...

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Indian Creek Pioneer Church and Burial Ground

3000 Indian Creek Rd. Reily Township OH 45056
Location: Oxford

The Indian Creek Pioneer Church and Burial Ground includes a cemetery, established in 1810 that served as final resting place for the area's earliest settlers and a brick meeting house, circa 1829.

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Miami Chapel Cemetery

River Road Fairfield OH 45014
Location: Fairfield

This quarter-acre historical cemetery is the final resting place for a Revolutionary War soldier, a War of 1812 soldier and four veterans from the Civil War. The earliest burial is believed to be in 1810 and the latest in 1941.

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New London Cemetery

5195 Alert New London Rd. Shandon OH 45063
Location: Okeana/Shandon

The cemetery was organized in 1866 with burials starting in 1867. The cemetery has a total of 16.5 acres with over 2,000 burials. Many of the first burials were disinterred from the Paddy's Run Graveyard in Shandon. Veterans from the War of 1812, Mexican War, Civil War, Spanish American War, World...

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Trenton Pioneer Cemetery

State Street and Hamilton Avenue Trenton OH 45067
Location: Trenton

The Pioneer Cemetery, formerly called The elk Creek Baptist Church and Cemetery, was established in 1804.

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Woodside Cemetery & Arboretum

1401 S Woodside Blvd. Middletown OH 45011
Location: Middletown

Recipient of the National Grounds Maintenance Grand Award for Cemeteries in 1993-1994, the Woodside Cemetery & Arboretum has over 5,000 annual flowers; 5,000 fall pansies in plant beds and large pots; 75,000 naturalized bulbs; and an at least 10,000 more are added each year. The Arboretum focuses on...

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