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Homewood Cemetery

1599 S Dallas Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217-1499
+1 412-421-1822
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Frick Family - Section 14

I was prompted to visit Homewood Cemetery after a recent tour of the Frick family mansion, Clayton... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2013
MaritaGodfrey
History at its best

It may seem like an odd choice for a walk but the Homewood Cemetery is full of history and... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2013
bookladyjol
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1599 S Dallas Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217-1499
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Reviewed 4 June 2013

I was prompted to visit Homewood Cemetery after a recent tour of the Frick family mansion, Clayton, in Point Breeze. During that tour, we were told that Mr. Frick chose a spot in the cemetery where he could see the grave of his beloved daughter...More

7  Thank MaritaGodfrey
Reviewed 13 May 2013

It may seem like an odd choice for a walk but the Homewood Cemetery is full of history and architecture you will see no where else in Pittsburgh. I love the array of angel statues that are there and the mosoleums are bigger than some...More

5  Thank bookladyjol
Reviewed 8 February 2013

This old cemetery is so pretty, and very big. I tend to lose my bearngs a bit whenever I have the time to roam around there, which is about once a year. There is the Millionairs Row, where many of Pittsburgh's elite and founding fathers...More

2  Thank Janis R
Reviewed 3 February 2013

My husband and I started in Frick Park and took the Homewood trail to the cemetery. Including wandering through the cemetery, we went about four miles. The trail is lovely. We focused on Millionaire's Row in the cemetery, which was fascinating--area history, art, natural beauty....More

3  Thank ILoveFerns
Reviewed 18 December 2012

This Cemetary, and the Homewood Cemetary have the most famous Pittsburger's buried there, along with some well known historical figures---they give guided tours for free. By the way--it is said that both are haunted.

Thank Deborah W
Reviewed 25 November 2012

Two reasons to go: (1) the older sections are interesting, with graves dating to the mid 1800s. Sad to see how many are babies, and how often baby and mother are buried together, probably a result of death in childbirth. (2) nice place to go...More

2  Thank SaulPittsburgh
Reviewed 16 November 2012

Millionaire's Row may have seen changes over the decades, but walk through this amazing place assures remembrance.

Thank Shelly T
Reviewed 23 October 2012

A very beautiful cemetery and a great place for a walk if you are in a meditative mood. Many prominent Pittsburghers are laid to rest here. It reflects the very varied ethnic groups that came to Pittsburgh at different times.

Thank Jes K
Reviewed 17 October 2012

I don't know how to go about rating a cemetery, but I will say that all those in my family who have passed away are here. I even pre-paid for 2 of my grandmother's plots and was given a free one. The staff have also...More

Thank Michelle J
Reviewed 30 September 2012

Though is seems a little morbid to walk through a cemetery, the grounds are so beautiful and the trails are well-maintained, so it makes a great place to get some exercise.

1  Thank Melissa A
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