a little Rose Hill
Rose Hill Cemetery
aka Rose Hill
Burial Park and Mausoleum
6001 NW Grand Blvd
Oklahoma City Oklahoma 73118
Historical Edition, Book II, Oklahoma's 70th Anniversary
1907-1977, pg 106
Rose Hill Burial Park and Mausoleum was started in April 1917 by
Mr. John J. Harden. Its property borders Northwest Grand
Boulevard on the east and Pennsylvania on the west. A cemetery
of great heritage with a future of over one hundred years.
Mr. John E
Daughterty is President of the Board of Trustees, and Mr. John
E. Duncan is Manager.
1934, February 4, pg 18
$300,000 Mausoleum to be at Rose Hill Park
Construction of a mausoleum to be started within 30 days at Rose
Hill Burial park, John J. Harden, president said Saturday.
structure will house 1,000 crypts and will have a chapel 68x100
feet. Colored marble will be used throughout the interior with
walls of imported Italian Bottocino marble, the floors will be
terrazzo. The chapel will be highly ornamental and decorated
with subdued tones.
borrowed to finance the deal and there will be no sale of stock,
1934, June 6, pg 9
Rose Hill has 1,500 Guests at Dedication
and Chapel Cost $400,000.
John H. Harden, managing director of both the mausoleum and Rose
Hill Cemetery, said of special interest was the mausoleum
chapel, arrangement of marble, stained antique glass and organ
part of Rose Hill cemetery faces east and its corridors contain
1,056 crypts. The building can be enlarged to contain 5,000.
1934, May 2, pg 11
City Cemetery Damaged by Vandals
over about 100 monuments and broke several stained glass windows
over the weekend.
operator of the Rose Hill Burial Park, 6001 NW Grand... said the
broken windows, which were part of the mausoleum, were at least 60
years old. Vandals cut a path of destruction almost a half-mile
long, Harden said.