Newcastle, Washington, Historical Cemetery To Be Restored, Preserved

Posted by admin on Sep 10, 2013

The Newcastle Historical Society has received a grant to care for one of King County’s oldest cemeteries. Newcastle Cemetery is two acres of history tucked away in a mesh of housing developments and commercial zoning.

More than a hundred years ago, Newcastle was a thriving coal mining town. During the 1880s, miners and pioneer families were buried in a picturesque cemetery near Lake Boren that has since been plagued by fire and vandals.

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