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O'Rorke-Catholic Cemetery

  • 1101 Pender St.
    Raleigh, NC 27610

In 1858, John O'Rorke, a carriage shop owner, sold a 1 1/8-acre parcel of land to the Catholic Church for use as a cemetery. It was later designated as a city-owner and local historic landmark in 2010. City of Raleigh records indicate 232 transient and pauper graves are located in this cemetery. The last known burial was March 1986.

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