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Eva J wrote a review Jan 2020
Moscow, Russia2,700 contributions274 helpful votes
You could call this the beer cemetery, as many of Milwaukee's first brewers (and their families) are buried here. Not surprisingly, some of the markers are full on mausoleums.
Date of experience: August 2019
Teammilitello wrote a review Dec 2019
Des Moines, Iowa291 contributions62 helpful votes
The grounds were well-maintained. I stopped in the building at the entrance to get a map. Lots of good Frank Lloyd Wright furnishings inside. The map/brochure did a great job with a short list of bios of the more famous people. (And picts of what gravestone we should be looking for.)…
Date of experience: December 2019
rhundt67 wrote a review Jul 2019
Milwaukee, Wisconsin291 contributions97 helpful votes
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
Ron M wrote a review May 2019
Milwaukee, Wisconsin368 contributions43 helpful votes
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
Lainey wrote a review Oct 2018
Naperville, Illinois692 contributions76 helpful votes
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 about all of the people we visited. The cemetery itself was very beautifully landscaped. There were fountains and bridges throughout the cemetery. If you have a Girl Scout Troop and are looking for an informative outing I recommend visiting Forest Home and taking a tour. …
Date of experience: October 2018