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A lot of history

My docent Kevin was amazing. Extremely informative. So many details within the monument. Then you... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Linthicum Heights, Maryland
Labor Day stop

We visited Garfield's home in Mentor, Ohio two times and we're so impressed with him and his life... read more

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Reviewed 6 days ago

My docent Kevin was amazing. Extremely informative. So many details within the monument. Then you can pay your respects to the caskets below. Bathrooms are also located in the downstairs. When I went the entire building was covered in scaffolding as they are doing repairs.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank ddallas1969
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Garfield's home in Mentor, Ohio two times and we're so impressed with him and his life that I wanted to see his monument in Cleveland and I was blown away by this. Right now, it's in the process of being restored. It was...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The visit here is fantastic as this building is very beautiful and historic. Set in the middle of one of the most beautiful cemeteries in town. Lots of school kids come here.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

History buffs will appreciate a visit to the James A. Garfield Monument in Cleveland's historic Lake View Cemetery. Be sure to take time to talk to the docent on duty to learn more about the Garfield monument and resting place.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank 1101Traveler
Reviewed August 4, 2019

Although the outside is being repaired, the monument remains open. Located in Lake View Cemetery, the monument was built relatively soon after James Garfield's assassination. While he is not a household name today, Garfield played an important role in national politics from the Civil War...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 14, 2019

Surprisingly grandiose building and presentation considering Garfield was president for less than six months. A very stunning and ornate memorial in a very interesting cemetery. Learned some history about a president I knew very little about. We liked that you can go outside on the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Fondue4two
Reviewed July 1, 2019

Garfield was our 2nd president assassinated and only 16 years after Lincoln so it was a big deal. The monument is very impressive and beautiful. You can go inside. Down in the basement is the casket of President Garfield (with Garfield inside). You are also...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank wolverine331
Reviewed June 30, 2019

The docent at the monument is very prompt to close at 4:00. If you want time to walk through and see the statute and caskets than give yourself enough time. There are also some steep, winding stairs to a balcony from which you can see...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 26, 2019

I stumbled upon this while killing time. Very peaceful, great place to get out and walk around and gather your thoughts.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank TKrobath
Reviewed June 24, 2019

We were there right before 4PM so we didn't have enough time to look around or get the free tour that is offered, but from what we were able to see this was truly magnificent.

Date of experience: June 2019
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December 26, 2018|
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Response from jasonreno1999 | Reviewed this property |
Nope, free to my family of 5.
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December 1, 2017|
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Response from H M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry l didn't see the question. I thought it was magnificent inside and outside. The view of the city is remarkable. John D. Rockafellor is buried nearby. As well as Glidden, Otis etc.
February 22, 2017|
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Response from mombodeb | Reviewed this property |
Thielta99, I have a printed walking tour of the cemetery that, in the hands of your kids, will make your tour more of a scavenger hunt that is fun for them. It will also ensure that you see some of the more interesting parts... More