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Lake View Cemetery

Established in 1869, Lake View Cemetery occupies 285 acres of serene settings modeled after the great garden cemeteries of Victorian England and France. Over 102,000 people buried at Lake View, including the 20th President of the United States, James A. Garfield; oil magnate John D. Rockefeller; law enforcement agent Eliot Ness; founder of the Cleveland Orchestra Adella Prentiss Hughes; and Cleveland Indians/New York Yankees great Raymond Johnson Chapman. The cemetery offers history, horticulture and architecture rarely found elsewhere, and is open to the public year round with tours offered through the summer.

Nearby

Museums & Galleries

1. Artists Archives of the Western Reserve

< 1 minute walk
The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) sustains Ohio’s...

2. Cleveland Institute of Art, Reinberger Gallery

< 1 minute walk
CIA's Reinberger Gallery supports the creative work of professional arti...

3. The Sculpture Center

< 1 minute walk
The Sculpture Center is a not-for-profit arts institution dedicated to t...

Hospitals & Medical Facilities

1. Centers for Dialysis Care

< 1 minute walk
The CDC is a multi-facility organization that provides state-of-the-art ...

2. Cleveland Hearing & Speech Center

< 1 minute walk
Founded in 1921, Cleveland Hearing & Speech Center began with the si...

3. The Free Medical Clinic of Greater Cleveland

< 1 minute walk
The Free Medical Clinic of Greater Cleveland is one of the oldest free c...

Historical Landmarks

1. East Cleveland Township Cemetery

< 1 minute walk
The cemetery was founded on August 31, 1859 by the East Cleveland Townsh...

Dining

1. Happy Dog at the Euclid Tavern

< 1 minute walk
Serving hot dogs, tater tots, and more, the second location of the popul...

2. Indian Flame

< 1 minute walk
Standard Indian fare & lunch buffet.

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