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Laurel Grove

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Name Laurel Grove
also called Masonic, Laurel Grove Masonic
Location Physical Port Townsend, WA
on Discovery Road between 22nd and 25th Streets
Legal
description
S3 T30 R1W TX 10 & PTN of TX 9
and PINKS BLK 1 8 TO 22
Latitude &
Longitude
Lat 48° 07' 02" N
Long 122° 47' 09" W
Driving
instructions

From the Jefferson County Courthouse in Port Townsend, go 0.3 miles NNW on Walker Street to the intersection of 19th and Walker Streets. Turn left on 19th Street, go 0.3 miles to San Juan Avenue. Turn right on San Juan Avenue, go 0.3 miles to the intersection of San Juan Avenue and 24th Street. Turn left on 24th Street, go 0.2 miles to Discovery Road. Turn left on Discovery Road, go 0.1 miles. Laurel Grove Cemetery is on your right.

Cemetery records  
Documentation Held by Jefferson County Genealogical Society
Title Laurel Grove Cemetery
Publication
type & date
Index, 2004
Documentation Held by R. K. Andrews
Title Laurel Grove Cemetery, Surname Listings with additional data copied from the gravestones
Publication
type & date
On-line listing (burials up to 1966)
Physical data size 9.62 acres
burial plots 5,500, estimated
Chronology established 1871
History "...in 1871, the local lodge of the Free and Accepted Masons purchased eleven acres on Discovery Road near Twenty-second Avenue and established the present Laurel Grove Cemetery. Remains from the other cemeteries were interred in the new grounds." *
Notes  

* Thanks to Robin Biffle for permission to reprint the brief history from City of Dreams,edited by Peter Simpson, Bay Press, 1986.

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