Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Erlanger, Kentucky)

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Forest Lawn Memorial Park
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.


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]


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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