View the graves of John Geary and Joseph Knipe. Established in 1845 as a burial ground, the 350-acre cemetery is the oldest and largest in Harrisburg. Among the 30,000+ interred are well known Pennsylvanians including Revolutionary War and Civil War dead as well as Pennsylvania governors. In 1985, Harrisburg Cemetery was added to the National Register of Historic Places. It is open for self-guided walking tours and contains many significant monuments.