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Forest Home Cemetery

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Visited for Doors Open and we thoroughly enjoyed driving around and checking out some of the most... read more

Reviewed July 20, 2019
rhundt67
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Forest Home Cemetery

Remember it is a cemetery but if you have to go at least it is beautiful and peaceful and quiet... read more

Reviewed May 11, 2019
Ron M
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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2405 W Forest Home Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53215-2990
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Reviewed July 20, 2019 via mobile

Visited for Doors Open and we thoroughly enjoyed driving around and checking out some of the most unique grave sites and accidentally found some relatives.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed May 11, 2019

Remember it is a cemetery but if you have to go at least it is beautiful and peaceful and quiet. There are a lot worse places to be buried.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Ron M
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

We visited Forest Home for a Girl Scout Tour of famous women who were buried there. There were even some important Girl Scout leaders buried there such as Alice Chester (Camp Alice Chester.) Our tour guide was named Anita and she was very well informed...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed July 6, 2018

Visited for Doors Open Milwaukee and loved driving around and looking at some of the very unique headstones and tracking down some relatives graves. Daughter and I will be returning to assist others in their genealogy quest to find photos of their loved ones grave...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed October 20, 2017

Great place for a history buff to visit. Milwaukee residents will recognize many of the names on the beautiful monuments and crypts here. Wonderful mature trees throughout the geounds. I printed a guide from online for another recent visit. Beer folks will recognize Pabst, Blatz,...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed February 22, 2017 via mobile

If you are interested in Milwaukees past, then a trip here will be up your alley. Old monuments and statues honoring leaders of the city and it's industries can be found here.

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed October 17, 2016

Forest Home offers a variety of walking tours of the cemetery on Saturdays. The guided tours cover different aspects of people important to Milwaukee's founding and growth.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed July 5, 2016

Serene, historic, and mysterious. Well maintained and surprisingly easy to walk through. It offers many paths and interesting markers along with mature trees to view.

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed June 27, 2016

It seems like the whole history of Milwaukee can be experienced here. I spent a couple hours here with my daughter, just driving around then getting out to explore. I need more time here!

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed June 3, 2016

It's summer and the Forest Home Walking Tours have started up again. Many interesting options to choose from (Civil War, Notable Women, Beer Barons, etc). Go to their website for more info and full schedule. If none of the walking tour options fit your schedule,...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank rollngstone
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