Woodlawn Cemetery

Historic Woodlawn Cemetery was recognized as a National Historic site in 1998. The overall landscape design, which follows the principles of the rural cemetery movement, is a significant feature of the district and has been counted as a site. Woodlawn Cemetery has maintained its integrity as a fine example of the "rural cemetery" plan. The rural cemetery incorporates the natural beauty of the landscape with carefully planned lots, and this is what the founders of Woodlawn Cemetery had in mind when they chose the present site. The cemetery association has been careful to maintain the natural landscape and high quality grave markers. Kirk Holdcroft, current Director of the cemetery (1993) and President of the Board of Trustees (1994), is committed to ensuring the cemetery continues in this tradition. [Read the complete article]

Related resources:

Historic Woodlawn Cemetery (Website)

Notable Families at Woodlawn (listing by names with links to family histories)

A Brief History of Woodlawn Cemetery (Website)

Woodlawn Cemetery Association Records, MSS-112 (Canaday Center finding aid)

 

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