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Crown Hill Cemetery

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Beautiful area

It feels rather odd leaving a review of a cemetery, but here goes nothing. We decided to stop here... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Germantown, Wisconsin
Gem in the middle of the city

We went as a family on a Sunday to the James Whitcomb Riley Memorial in the cemetery. It was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Indianapolis, Indiana
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Crown Hill is the nation's 3rd largest non-government cemetery with 555 acres of beautiful rolling hills. Located across the street from the Indianapolis Museum of Art, thousands visit this urban oasis to enjoy its peaceful beauty; study the...more
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700 W 38th St, At the corner of 38th St. & Clarendon Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46208-4240
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It feels rather odd leaving a review of a cemetery, but here goes nothing. We decided to stop here as we were in the area and this kept showing up on lists of places to check out in Indianapolis. I must say that this it...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went as a family on a Sunday to the James Whitcomb Riley Memorial in the cemetery. It was breathtaking. You stand on a high hill in the middle of the city and have a view like none other in the city. To add, the...More

1  Thank josavatanhen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here in October of 2018 (yesterday, in fact). They do really great history-based (and story-based) tours and we have done a few of them in the past. Cemetery visits aren't usually on most people's to-do list, but this place is so pretty and...More

1  Thank Stay56983194171
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My womens group took a guided sunset tour of this lovely place and found it so full of history, both local and worldly.

1  Thank Starboard22
Reviewed 12 October 2018

This is a stunning cemetery - the entrance alone is amazing. There are thousands of amazing headstones - real works of art - and the grounds are very nice. The historical highlight is, of course, the resting place of President Benjamin Harrison. It is a...More

1  Thank JeffBreedlove
Reviewed 10 October 2018

I know it may sound weird to like going to a cemetery. But for walks or bike rides this place is amazing. There are thousands of gorgeous monuments for many prominent families, as well as those of every day Hoosiers. It's quiet and peaceful. My...More

1  Thank JMoore0714
Reviewed 3 October 2018

It may seem weird, but I enjoy going to the cemetery to take walks. You would be amazed at the headstones you may see. I was just there a couple of days ago and I seen where there were members of the Irsay family.

1  Thank danielle842018
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Crown Hill has been a cemetery that our family has gone to for years just to even look at headstones. So many famous people are buried there James Whitcomb Riley, President Harrison, John Dillinger many others. We also have a place at Crown Hill when...More

1  Thank Dawn S
Reviewed 22 August 2018

There's a lot of brochures you can pick up to guide you through the cemetery. There's one on trees and a couple on people who are buried in Crown Hill. There are a lot of famous people buried her including John Dillinger, Benjamin Harrison, James...More

1  Thank perennials2003
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Took a group of teens and found more than we could see in an afternoon. Some great stories here and they loved it. Educational and free!

2  Thank Steve B
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4 August 2018|
Response from Marty D | Property representative |
He was buried in 1990 in the Cicero Cemetery. You can find more info on Google.
1 September 2017|
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Response from Marty D | Property representative |
To name just a few: President Benjamin Harrison Vice President Thomas Marshall Vice President Thomas Hendricks Vice President Charles Fairbanks Hoosier Poet James Whitcomb Riley Col. Eli Lilly May Wright Sewell... More
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