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Doors Open Milwaukee

Visited for Doors Open Milwaukee and loved driving around and looking at some of the very unique... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
rhundt67
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Lots of history

Great place for a history buff to visit. Milwaukee residents will recognize many of the names on... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2017
NeverUnpacked
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Westfield, Indiana
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 21 October 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

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Reviewed 23 February 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.

Thank Donna M
Reviewed 18 October 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.

Thank JoW169
Reviewed 5 July 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.

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Reviewed 28 June 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!

Thank NJC53215
Reviewed 3 June 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

Thank rollngstone
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Forest Home Cemetery is the home of many of the great people from the city and many others that made Milwaukee what it is today! Some of the cities, famous painters, and culinary artists rest peacefully at this place! If you are one for dramatic...More

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Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

Beautiful, large and hilly cemetery. Medium sized chapel with plants and stained glass windows. Outside is two water fountains and lovely gardens. Crypts, above ground and elaborate memorials. Lots of shade and 100 year old trees. Bridge over a little pond. Anothrr bridge over a...More

Thank Ellen R
Reviewed 4 July 2014

While a graveyard doesn't usually register as a tourist stop, forest home should. The hall of history is a great place to learn about the history of the city and the state. The hall of history was very interesting and informative. Standing next to names...More

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