The Woodlawn Cemetery and Conservancy, Bronx

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Woodlawn Cemetery is one of the largest cemeteries in New York City and a designated National Historic Landmark. Located south of Woodlawn Heights, Bronx, New York City, it has the character of a rural cemetery. Woodlawn Cemetery opened during the Civil War in 1863, in what was then southern Westchester County, in an area that was annexed to New York City in 1874. It is notable in part as the final resting place of some well known figures.
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  • I love visiting cemeteries while we are traveling, especially when I can pay my respects to historic figures that have made a difference! Here in Woodlawn Cemetery, there are many notable people to... 
    I love visiting cemeteries while we are traveling, especially when I can pay my respects to historic figures that have made a difference! Here in Woodlawn Cemetery, there are many notable people to...  more »
  • Woodlawn Cemetery is one of the most Tranquil and Beautiful cemeteries that I have visited. My 2 sisters and I have been visiting Woodlawn Cemetery for over 20 years. We visited kour mother and grand....  more
    Woodlawn Cemetery is one of the most Tranquil and Beautiful cemeteries that I have visited. My 2 sisters and I have been visiting Woodlawn Cemetery for over 20 years. We visited kour mother and grand....  more »
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  • A very peaceful, quiet and well maintained cemetery in the Bronx. Other than the cemetery employees/staff, we only saw a few people there. Some of the mausoleums are really incredible. I was surprised by how beautiful this places is.

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