About Us

About Us

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The Green Lawn Cemetery Association is a 501(c)13 non-profit established in 1848.  Our mission is to preserve, restore, and share Green Lawn Cemetery with the community.

History

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Since our grand opening as a "rural cemetery" in July of 1849 with 80 acres acquired from local ranchers, we have become the 2nd largest cemetery in Ohio with 360 acres and 154,000 interments.

Join Our Families!

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Choose Green Lawn as the final resting place for your family - stop by our office or call (614) 444-1123 for details.

Help Our Cause

Your contributions support our mission to preserve the cemetery and share it with the community.  Friends of Green Lawn is a 501(c)3 non-profit.

Pay with PayPal or a debit/credit card

Contact Us

Better yet, see us in person!

We love our families, so feel free to visit during normal business hours.

Green Lawn Cemetery

1000 Greenlawn Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43223, United States

(614) 444-1123

Office Hours

Grounds Open Daily 7:00 am - 7:00 pm (Summer Hours)

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Events

April 28th, 2019

Columbus Landmarks Walk

2pm - 4pm

Huntington Chapel

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April 28th, 2019

Columbus Landmarks Walk

This walk will feature stories from the Great Flood of 1913 and meets at Huntington Chapel.  Register in advance at the Columbus Landmarks page or pay at door, $15 / $10 for Landmarks members.

2pm - 4pm

Huntington Chapel

May 4th, 2019

"Geocaching & Letterboxing"

11am - noonish

Huntington Chapel

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May 4th, 2019

"Geocaching & Letterboxing"

Back by popular demand, Larry Cunningham introduce us to geocaching and also its historical ancestor letterboxing followed by a walk where we use our phone apps to find a geocache in the cemetery.  FREE

11am - noonish

Huntington Chapel

June 1st, 2019

Family Bicycle Tour & Picnic

11am - 12:30 pm

Huntington Chapel

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June 1st, 2019

Family Bicycle Tour & Picnic

Bring your bicycles, a blanket, and a picnic as we enjoy how past generations enjoyed the cemetery with a leisurely ride through the cemetery and picnic.  FREE

11am - 12:30 pm

Huntington Chapel

July 6th, 2019

170th Grand Opening Walk

11am - noon

Huntington Chapel

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July 6th, 2019

170th Grand Opening Walk

We will take a short hike to the "grove of trees" where Green Lawn held its grand opening in 1849 and see some of our earliest burials and monuments.  FREE

11am - noon

Huntington Chapel

September 7th, 2019

Intro to Genealogy

11am - noon

Huntington Chapel

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September 7th, 2019

Intro to Genealogy

Russ Pollitt of the Columbus Metropolitan Library will discuss genealogical research.  FREE

11am - noon

Huntington Chapel

Downloads

decorating policy scan (pdf)

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planting policy scan (pdf)

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birding map (pptx)

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cemetery map (jpg)

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Our Partners

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