The Highland Park
Cemetery Association in
Pittsburg, Kansas, is a
corporation and was
established in 1914.
The current President is Joe Naylor. The Vice-President and
Secretary is Sally Naylor. Ashley Long serves as Treasurer.
The cemetery sits on 36 acres of land at the corner of
Broadway and Centennial Streets in Pittsburg.
Highland Park is the successor of the old Pittsburg Cemetery
also known as the Hobson Cemetery. The Hobson Cemetery is
now part of Highland Park and is in the northwest section on
Broadway. The oldest known burial in the cemetery is
August 1, 1872.
Highland Park Cemetery has over 15,000 burials, including
many founders of the city government, local businesses and
institutions. It is estimated that only half of the land in
Highland Park Cemetery has been used and there is enough
land to serve the needs of Pittsburg and surrounding
communities for over 150 years.
2025 S. Broadway
© Highland Park Cemetery Assoc. 2012
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