Oklahoma's National Register of Historic Places

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ID Number 96000305
Historic Name ENID CEMETERY AND CALVARY CATHOLIC CEMETERY
Description of Significance THE ENID CEMETERY AND THE CALVARY CATHOLIC CEMETERY EACH OPENED IN 1898. BOTH PICTURESQUE PARK-LIKE CEMETERIES ARE PRODUCTS OF THE RURAL CEMETERY MOVEMENT POPULAR IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY ALONG THE EASTERN SEABOARD AND BROUGHT BY SETTLERS TO THE AMERICAN WEST. THESE CEMETERIES ARE ASSOCIATED WITH THE OPENING OF THE CHEROKEE OUTLET AND THE SETTLEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT OF ENID. IN ADDITION TO MARKERS AND MEMORIALS, THE TWO CEMETERIES CONTAIN BUILDINGS, STRUCTURES, AND PLANTINGS PRE-DATING 1944. THESE INCLUDE THE KENNEDY MAUSOLEUM IN THE CATHOLIC CEMETERY AND THE MAUSOLEUM, TOOL SHED A, OFFICE, GAZEBO, AND GATE IN THE ENID CEMETERY. IN ALL, THE DISTRICT INCLUDES 24 CONTRIBUTING RESOURCES AND ONLY 2 NON-CONTRIBUTING RESOURCES. LISTED IN NATIONAL REGISTER 3/21/96.
Current Name SAME
Address 200 BLOCK OF WILLOW AVENUE
City ENID
County GARFIELD
Lot
Block
Current Section
Township
Range
Type DISTRICT
Historic Function FUNERARY: CEMETERY
Current Function FUNERARY: CEMETERY
Area Signficance 1 EXPLORATION / SETTLEMENT
Area Significance 2 ARCHITECTURE; ART
Date Prepared JANUARY 15, 1994
Year Built 1898
Original Site YES
Architect/Builder ECONOMY MAUSOLEUM COMPANY
Architectural Style CLASSICAL REVIVAL; ART DECO; MISSION/SPANISH COLONIAL REVIVAL
Roof Material ASPHALT
Wall Material STONE: MARBLE, GRANITE, LIMESTONE; BRICK
Window Material N/A
Door Material N/A
Decorative Details
Condition EXCELLENT
Comments
Restricted N