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Erie, Pennsylvania: Graveyard Jet

Parked as if it accidentally landed here, a Lockheed Martin F-94 Star Fighter has been sitting in this cemetery since 1959.

Erie County Memorial Gardens

7880 Edinboro Rd, Erie, PA
Erie County Memorial Gardens. Southwest edge of the city. Cemetery entrance is on the west side of PA-99/Edinboro Rd, just north of I-90, although there's no connection to the Interstate. Drive to the back of the cemetery; you'll see the jet.
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Cemetery Jet

Visible from I-90, a Lockheed Martin F-94 Star Fighter on loan from the USAF Museum, which was used by the U.S. military during the Korean War. It's been parked here since 1959.

[Brenda Dietrich, 04/09/2024]

According to a report in the Erie News, the cemetery caretaker has received calls from several people over the years asking to be buried in the jet cockpit. Since it's on loan, the answer is no.

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