Crown Hill Cemetery

Boulevard Pl., W. 32nd St., and Northwestern Ave., Indianapolis, Indiana


This gate, to Crown Hill Cemetery, stands at 34th Street and Boulevard Place. It was built in 1885. It's construction was hurried up, so that it would be completed for the funeral procession of U. S. Vice President Thomas A. Hendricks who died on November 25, 1885. Hendricks was buried in Crown Hill Cemetery on November 30, 1885.

Photo taken by Jack Finney


Street Views 

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on February 28, 1973
Reference number
Architectural style
Areas of significance
Landscape Architecture; Architecture
Levels of significance
National; State
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic function
Current function
Periods of significance
1950-1974; 1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1925-1949
Significant years
1875; 1877; 1917
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 3
Contributing structures: 1
Contributing sites: 1

Update Log 

  • April 14, 2016: Photo imported by Michael Miller
  • January 1, 2013: New photos from J.P.
  • June 22, 2012: New Street View added by wdzinc
  • November 29, 2010: New photos from Jack Finney