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A cultural resource and veritable outdoor museum,
Woodlawn has been an active, 400-acre, non-sectarian
cemetery since its inception in 1863. A National Historic
Landmark, our celebrated lot owners comprise artists and
writers, business moguls, civic leaders, entertainers, jazz
musicians, suffragists and more. With a wide variety of burial,
cremation and pre-planning options, families look to Woodlawn
The Woodlawn Cemetery offers many options for proper
memorialization of a person’s life following cremation. With
both above- and in-ground burial options, as well communal
scattering, Woodlawn can help create a beautiful memorial
to a life well lived.
The Woodlawn Conservancy is dedicated to enhancing
The Woodlawn Cemetery as a historic, natural and cultural
landmark. Join us for our popular tours or partake in an event
that celebrates the legacy of our notables. For a schedule of
our tours and events, visit www.woodlawn.org.
The Woodlawn Arboretum provides a uniquely beautiful
landscape to explore and discover our more than 375 distinct
species of trees right in the middle of the Bronx. Our selfguided
tree walk allows visitors to experience nature in a
serene and historical setting.
More Than a Cemetery