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Rosehill Cemetery has provided cemetery services to the Chicagoland area since the mid-1800s. For over a century and a half, our commitment has remained unchanged while our cemetery services have always responded to the changing needs of the...more
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Really beautiful but please notice the cemetery is NOT open 24/7 as it says on Google. Tonight me and my boyfriend got locked inside there and after 2 hours walking we finally found a hole in the fence to escape over the railroad
Rose Hill is the largest cemetery in the city of Chicago. I have many ancestors buried there, dating back to my Great Great Grandfather, who came to Chicago from Scotland as a sailor and ship's captain. My first name is Lincoln - I am named...More
They keep the place immaculate. We have a deceased parent and a deceased cousin there. It has a small lake in the middle and prominent people are buried there; among them Sears Roebuck, Harris Family, Kathy Osterman, etc. The architecture is a contemporary of the...More
When the conversation turns to the most historic and celebrated cemeteries in the country, Chicago's Rosehill must be included with Chicago's Graceland, Hollywood in Richmond, Virginia, and Arlington in Arlington, Virginia. Located at 5800 North Ravenswood Avenue in the Lincoln Square neighborhood, it is Chicago's...More
Not as spectacular in unique graves in my humble opinion to Graceland Cemetery, Rosehill still can take your breath away if you know where to look.
This is by far the biggest cemetery I've been and I had to go twice to find the tombs...More
I took a sales position there some twenty years ago, and there wasn't one of us who didn't at one time see or hear something 'ghostly,' if you will. On my part, I witnessed an other-worldly swirling haze, the height of a person, just behind...More
I have a cousin buried at Rosehill and so we were close by and decided to stop. This by far has to be one of the most beautiful Cemetery's that I ever been to. It's so big and it's been a while I was lost...More
The Ravenswood Avenue entrance is an architectural treasure recognized as a Chicago Landmark. Stop by the cemetery office and pick up a map highlighting some of the amazing people who called Chicago home and who influenced the nation. Some of the monuments are simply works...More