O'Rorke-Catholic Cemetery

  • Address: 1101 Pender St., Raleigh, NC 27610
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh

About

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.

  • About

    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.