Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Erlanger, Kentucky)

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Forest Lawn Memorial Park
Details
Established 1937
Location Erlanger, Kentucky
Country United States
Coordinates 39°00′59″N 84°35′35″W / 39.0163°N 84.593°W / 39.0163; -84.593Coordinates: 39°00′59″N 84°35′35″W / 39.0163°N 84.593°W / 39.0163; -84.593
Type Public
Owned by Stonemor Partners
Find a Grave Forest Lawn Memorial Park

Forest Lawn Memorial Park, (Erlanger, Kentucky) Cemetery is located at 3227 Dixie Highway in Erlanger, Kentucky.

Background[edit]

In 1935, Marguerite Stetter, of Bellevue, Kentucky purchased the old Tom Cody Estate on the Dixie Highway for use as a cemetery. In January 1937, the first burial took place at Forest Lawn. The absence of large grave markers and monuments made Forest Lawn unique in the 1930s. The cemetery was built as a "garden." Grave markers were to remain small and flush with the ground, thus, maintaining a rural garden atmosphere. The Cemetery has become one of the largest in Northern Kentucky.[1]

Burials[edit]

Some of the more famous burials include Congressman Judson Lincoln Newhall, Country-Western star Kenny Price of WLWT Midwestern Hayride and Major League Baseball Player Jim Viox of the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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