Union and West End Cemetery

The Union and West End Cemetery is located in center city Allentown. The main entrance is on 10th Street at 10th and Chew Streets. The cemetery is mantained by a dedicated group of volunteers. Ten board members (also volunteers) serve the cemetery association and manage the finances, make application for grants, solicit donations and participate in the maintenance of the cemetery.

Sunday, March 16, 2014

 

2014 Small Sink Holes Open in Cemetery

on Friday, March 14, 2014, two small sink holes opened up on the main road in the Union and West End Cemetery. The automotive gate was closed on the 14th and Pedestrian gates were closed on Saturday, March 15, 2014 out of concern for the safety issues that the sink holes create.

In this emergency the Cemetery Association board will seek assist from the City of allentown in determing how deep the sink holes are and if feasible request the City's assistance in correcting the situation.

Follow ups will be provided as soon as possible. In the meantime the cemetery gates are closed to automotive and pedestrian traffic.

The following photos were taken on Saturday, March 15, 2014:
























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