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Lake View Cemetery

Enjoy Cleveland's "outdoor museum" rich with architecture, geology, sculpture, animals, gardens and history. The James A. Garfield Monument is the final resting place of the 20th President of the United States.  The building, listed on the National Register of Historic Places showcases the life of President Garfield.  Enjoy the view from the outdoor balcony, where on a clear day, visitors can see 40 miles of the Lake Erie shoreline.

Wade Memorial Chapel, built in memory of Jeptha Wade, founder of the Western Union Telegraph Company and the first president of Lake View Cemetery, was designed by Louis Comfort Tiffany and his studio in New York. 

Both buildings are open day from April 1 - Nov. 19th from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.  Staff is present to discuss the beauty and history of the building. 

Scheduled tours for groups of twelve more are avaiable with advance notice.  Tours are scheduled April 1 - October 31st.  They are many ways to enjoy the cemetery by yourself including a self-guided audio tour and a trail guide, avaiable for for a fee at the Garfield Monument. 

Some of the interesting people buried at Lake View include John D. Rockefeller, Eliot Ness, Ray Johnson Chapman and Garrett Morgan.

For more information, please visit Lake View's website at

Lake View Cemetery
12316 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44106

12316 Euclid Avenue

Cleveland, Ohio 44106

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Local Number: (216) 421-2687
Fax: (216) 421-2415

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Sunday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Monday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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