What Are Some of the Largest Cemeteries in Illinois?


Quick Answer

Rosehill, Graceland and the Bohemian National Cemetery are three of the largest cemeteries in Illinois. Rosehill cemetery is the largest cemetery in the city of Chicago.

Continue Reading

Full Answer

Rosehill, founded in 1859, serves as the burial place of several Chicago majors and Civil War generals. Like its sister cemetery Graceland, Rosehill is a Victorian-era cemetery and contains many beautiful monuments.

Graceland cemetery is the most famous cemetery in the area and is the burial place of some of Chicago's greatest citizens.

The Bohemian National Cemetery , founded in 1877 by Bohemian and Slovak immigrants, is the burial place of the assassinated Mayor Anton Cermak. The cemetery contains one of Chicago's finest collections of funerary art.

Learn more about The Midwest

Related Questions