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mount bethel cemetery

Columbia, Pennsylvania

CIRCA 1730

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Events at Mount Bethel

Events coordinated by Friends of Mount Bethel Cemetery, a 501 (c) (3) organization, help to fund the mission and maintenance of Mount Bethel Cemetery. Explore our site to learn more about how you can show your support by participating in these events.

Explore history

Mt. Bethel is the oldest burial ground in Columbia and is the final resting place of between ten and eleven thousand of its former citizens, many of them significant persons from the rich history of our Borough.

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Friends of the Cemetery

The support of our friends and community is what keeps us going. Join Friends of the Cemetery today! 

Contact Us

For questions or more information on Mount Bethel Cemetery, drop our team a line and we’ll be happy to get back to you shortly. 

Read Our Latest Newsletter

Enjoy the Summer 2021 edition of our annual newsletter.

 

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invested back in cemetery

100% of our support raised goes to preserving history - and leaving a legacy for generations to come.

100

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invested back in cemetery

100% of our support raised goes to preserving history - and leaving a legacy for generations to come.

What visitors say

We are proud to offer a place for families to connect with their loved ones.

Sarah G.
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"Very well maintained cemetery, run by very nice volunteers. Worth the stop for anyone who finds history interesting or who may be looking for a place to spend the day outside."
Tito A.
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"My parents and my Mother in law are buried at this cemetery. We like to go and visit them all the time. I love the way that they are no rules and it is open to public, the owner is very kind and helpful, thank God my family is resting in peace at this cemetery."
Cookie P.
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"Beautiful little cottage on the grounds."

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