Evans City, Pennsylvania: Night of the Living Dead Cemetery

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Evans City Cemetery

Address:
Franklin Rd, Evans City, PA
Directions:
Evans City Cemetery. From Hwy 68 in downtown Evans City, turn at the train tracks onto Pioneer Rd (no stop light, so keep your eyes peeled). Drive a half-mile south to the cemetery entrance, which will be on the left, a road that leads uphill. Please respect the graves.
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Night of the Living Dead cemetery.

Night of the Living Dead Cemetery

The graveyard where the opening scene was filmed from the movie that eventually turned zombies into a pop culture commodity. A zombie fan pilgrimage site.

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [08/24/2012]

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Chapel.

Night of the Living Dead Cemetery

Gary Streiner (sound technician on the original 1968 movie) kept the old chapel at the top of the hill from being torn down. Redone in 2012, in movie.

[Brooke Chesson-Riedel, 06/18/2021]

Blair plot.

Night of the Living Dead Cemetery

Turn left at the chapel, then walk down gravel road until you see the Blair stone on right side of road.

[TNT, 06/08/2020]

Evans City Cemetery.

Night of the Living Dead Cemetery

As we were cruising down the road, we happened upon the cemetery where the original Night of the Living Dead was filmed. It's located on a winding road just in Evans City. Atop the hill the cemetery sits where it was founded in 1891. As you wind through the gravel roads between graves you can't help but get an eerie feeling that the rich history and characters could really be "coming to get you Barbara."

[Tabitha Pauley, 05/09/2017]

Blair grave.

Night of the Living Dead Cemetery

In the movie, Barbara and Johnny are actually visiting the grave to the right of the "Blair" stone. It is marked "Cole." The "Nicholas Kramer" stone which Barbara clings to is the tall, white one off to the left. It has other names on it as well.

[Greg, 04/23/2016]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Night of the Living Dead MarkerNight of the Living Dead Marker, Evans City, PA - < 1 mi.
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Fountain of YouthFountain of Youth, Allison Park, PA - 11 mi.
In the region:
Andy Warhol's Stuffed Great Dane, Pittsburgh, PA - 22 mi.

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