Presidential Pathways: #15, James Buchanan

Born: April 23, 1791, in Cove Gap, Pa.
Died: June 1, 1868, in Lancaster, Pa.
Burial Place: Woodward Hill Cemetery in Lancaster, Pa. (Visited: June 2009)

Burial Place

Woodward Hill Cemetery, final resting place of James Buchanan.

The marker reads: “Monument replaced and gravesite restored by the Pilot Club of Lancaster, 1960.
Landscaped in memory of Pilot Club member Dorothy Bender Nystrom, 2000.”

James Buchanan is the nation’s only bachelor president.

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