Arlington Cemetery (Pennsylvania)


Arlington Cemetery is a cemetery in the Drexel Hill neighborhood of Upper Darby, Pennsylvania.

Arlington Cemetery in autumn
Mount Vernon Office
Monticello Mausoleum


The Arlington Cemetery Company was founded in 1895.[1][2] The cemetery occupies roughly 130 acres (0.53 km2).[1] on State Road in Drexel Hill, Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, United States.

The Arlington Cemetery now consists of the Mount Vernon Office, Topitzer Funeral Home, Williamsburg Chapel, The Underground Railroad Museum, The Museum of Mourning Art, The Garden Mausoleum, The Monticello Mausoleum, and a greenhouse.[1] In addition, the cemetery itself is divided up into about 18 sections, each individually named.[2]

Monticello MausoleumEdit

The Monticello Mausoleum is loosely modeled after the original Virginia home of Thomas Jefferson. There is a bronze bell under the dome that was cast in the foundry of Paul Revere.[3] The bell was originally made for a church in Vermont, the bell was then moved to Pennsylvania.

Williamsburg ChapelEdit

The Williamsburg Chapel is a non-denominational chapel.

Notable burialsEdit

Veterans visiting the graves of fallen soldiers
Albert Magnin Gravestone


  1. ^ a b c "Home Page". Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania: Arlington Cemetery & Toppitzer Funeral Home, Inc. Retrieved 2013-01-04.
  2. ^ a b "Arlington Cemetery, Drexel Hill, Delaware Co., PA, United States of America". Howell Family Genealogy Pages. John S. Howell, Jr. Retrieved 2013-01-04.
  3. ^ "Mauseleums". Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania: Arlington Cemetery & Toppitzer Funeral Home, Inc. Retrieved 2013-01-04.
  4. ^ "Jack Clement's career statistics". Retrieved 2008-11-10.
  5. ^ "Wes Curry's career statistics". Retrieved 2008-11-10.
  6. ^ "Sherry Magee's career statistics". Retrieved 2008-11-10.
  7. ^ "Home".
  8. ^ "Sarkis Torossian: an Armenian hero of Dardanelle". Armenian Genocide Museum. Retrieved 2 January 2013.
  9. ^ "Morrie Rath's career statistics". Retrieved 2008-11-10.
  10. ^ "John Henry White | U.S. Civil War | U.S. Army | Medal of Honor Recipient". Congressional Medal of Honor Society. Retrieved 2021-05-28.

External linksEdit

  • U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Arlington Cemetery
  • Arlington Cemetery at Find a Grave
  • "Arlington Cemetery". Archived from the original on 2013-02-24. Retrieved 2016-12-09.

Coordinates: 39°57′18″N 75°17′31″W / 39.955°N 75.292°W / 39.955; -75.292