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File #: 22-4902    Version: 1 Name: HLC#22-007 and HLC#22-010: Public hearing to consider a request for a Historic Landmark Overlay District designation for the Mansfield Cemetery, c. 1868, and the Mansfield Community Cemetery, (c. 1874), located at 750 W. Kimball Street; Mansfield Cemetery
Type: Zoning Case Status: Passed
File created: 9/19/2022 In control: Planning and Zoning Commission
On agenda: 9/19/2022 Final action: 9/19/2022
Title: HLC#22-007 and HLC#22-010: Public hearing to consider a request for a Historic Landmark Overlay District designation for the Mansfield Cemetery, c. 1868, and the Mansfield Community Cemetery, (c. 1874), located at 750 W. Kimball Street; Mansfield Cemetery Association, owner and Mansfield Community Cemetery Association, owner
Attachments: 1. Maps and Supporting Information.pdf, 2. Photographs of the Mansfield Cemetery.pdf, 3. Photographs of the Mansfield Community Cemetery.pdf
Title
HLC#22-007 and HLC#22-010: Public hearing to consider a request for a Historic Landmark Overlay District designation for the Mansfield Cemetery, c. 1868, and the Mansfield Community Cemetery, (c. 1874), located at 750 W. Kimball Street; Mansfield Cemetery Association, owner and Mansfield Community Cemetery Association, owner

Description/History
Existing Use: Two historic cemeteries
Existing Zoning: SF-7.5/12 and PR

Surrounding Land Use & Zoning:
North - Single-family residences, McClendon Park East, PR, SF-7.5/12 and PD
South - Vacant and industrial, I-1
East - Mausoleum/cemetery, PD
West - Vacant and McClendon Park East, PR and I-1

Comments and Considerations
The Mansfield Cemetery Association and Mansfield Community Cemetery Association have requested a Historic Landmark Overlay District classification for the historic cemeteries at 750 W. Kimball Street. This designation will honor both cemeteries’ historic significance. The property is zoned PR.

Approval of this designation will create the City’s first Historic District containing more than one historic property. The district will not merge the cemeteries together; they will continue to be separate cemeteries with their individual historic identities and cemetery associations.

By city ordinance, landmark designation requests may only be made by the owner of the property. A landmark designation does not change the underlying zoning on the property.

Mansfield Cemetery
Ralph Man deeded the land for the 2.75-acre Cumberland section in 1874 to the Mansfield congregation of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, but the land was first used for internment in 1868, when Julia Alice Boisseau Man, wife of Ralph S. Man and sister-in-law of Julian Feild, Mansfield’s co-founders, was buried.

Inventories in 1950 and 1980 record 819 grave markers, but there also are large numbers of unmarked graves. Markers are typically granite, limestone and marble. Several Civil War, World War I and World War II veteran...

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