LASR.net Homepage




Menu

Oakland Cemetary


category : Cemeteries
The grave site of Ann Rutledge, Abraham Lincoln's first sweetheart, lies in Oakland Cemetary. Her tombstone bears an inscription written by Edgar Lee Masters, who is buried nearby.


Admission: Free
Address: Oakland Avenue
Phone: 217-632-7363
Wheelchair Accessible Facility. Take Hwy. 97 into Petersburg to Lincoln Ave. and turn west. Keep west to Oakland and turn south. Proceed south approximately 1 mi. Oakland Cemetary will be on the west side of the road.

Come visit us in Petersburg, Illinois

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Oakland Cemetary

The grave site of Ann Rutledge, Abraham Lincoln'

Petersburg, IL Cemeteries

Edgar Lee Masters Memorial Museum

In memory of American poet, Edgar Lee Masters, author of, "The Spoon River Anthology"

Petersburg, IL Museums



Lincoln's New Salem State Historic Site

This reconstructed 1830's village is where Lincoln lived for 6 yrs. as a young adult. Here is where he studied law and began politics. All 23 buildings have been reconstructed to give visitors a clearer understanding of Pioneer life.

Petersburg, IL Historic Sites

Things to do Cemeteries near Petersburg, IL

Oakland Cemetary

The grave site of Ann Rutledge, Abraham Lincoln's first sweetheart, lies in Oakland Cemetary. Her tombstone bears an inscript...

Rosamond Grove Cemetery

Rosamond Grove Cemetery can be seen as a high mound overlooking the prairie which is home to the famous statue "Lincoln the O...

Burial Site of "Kay" The Circus Elephant

See the grave and marker of "Kay" of Carson and Barnes Circus and Al G. Kelly and Miller Bros. Circus who died Oct. 21, 1994....

Rosehill Cemetery

Rosehill Cemetery contains the grave of mayor B.F. Stevenson, founder of the G.A.R. Other notable graves are of Peter Lukins ...