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Lindenwood Cemetery, Fort Wayne

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Cemetery · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Lindenwood Cemetery is a rural cemetery operated by Dignity Memorial in Fort Wayne, Indiana, established in 1859. With over 69,000 graves and covering 175 acres (0.71 km2), it is one of the largest cemeteries in Indiana.
Famous interments include some of the most important political figures from Fort Wayne history including Samuel Hanna (1797-

1866), Jesse L. Williams (1807-1886), Allen Hamilton (1798-1864), Colonel George W. Ewing (1804-1866), Paul Frank Baer (1893-1930), Daisy E. Nirdlinger (1879-1950) and Arthur "Art" Roy Smith (1890-1926).
Isaac De Groff Nelson helped to incorporate Lindenwood Cemetery, where a monument was built to him.
Lindenwood was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on February 17, 1978.
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  • This is the resting place of many of the most prominent figures in Northern Indiana in the 20th Century. The cemetery is huge. Nice hour tour and the staff are helpful. Graves include Homer van Meter....  more »
  • Dedicated in May 1860, Lindenwood Cemetery is an excellent example of the rural cemetery movement that swept across the United States in the mid-1800s. Contrary to how it sounds, "rural" does not...  more »
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  • i love this cemetery my son is in babyland section i wish someone would post pictures of that section my son died in 1993 i was only 18 but this funreal ome has done good i thank them and they are good people my son was and still is edward allen form,an he s in the babyland section please some post some pioctures of baby land. i had to move to kentucky because of deamestick voilce and them i hade too more kids (girls they took them from me here but there still mine to thank you lindewood cemterey for 26 years of help taking care of my son grave. them dont do that here f dont clean it s sad how people are here .
  • Beautiful and the grounds are well kept.

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