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.

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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

Open today

09:00 am – 05:00 pm

Grounds Open Daily 7:00 am - 5:00 pm (Winter Hours)

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January 4, 2020

Language of the Cemetery

11am - noon

Huntington Chapel

Event Details

January 4, 2020

Language of the Cemetery

Every cemetery has a language of its own, and tombstones can tell us a lot about the residents.  Genealogical researcher Nancy Ottman will present on tombstone symbols and their meanings.

11am - noon

Huntington Chapel

January 26, 2020

Winter Walk at Green Lawn Cemetery

2pm - 4pm

Huntington Chapel

Event Details

January 26, 2020

Winter Walk at Green Lawn Cemetery

Winter brings a serenity to this special park.  The Walk, led by historian Doreen Uhas Sauer and naturalist Randy Rogers, will feature restoration updates and stories of the early founders of Columbus and Franklin County.  Proceeds will help support restoration efforts.

2pm - 4pm

Huntington Chapel

February 1, 2020

Weinland Park: Revitalization without Gentrification

11am - 12pm

Huntington Chapel

Event Details

February 1, 2020

Weinland Park: Revitalization without Gentrification

Matt Martin, Community Research and Grants Management Officer at The Columbus Foundation,  will present on the transformation of Weinland Park, where he lives and volunteers.  Matt will discuss the dynamic community partnerships that have made Weinland Park a national model of inclusive, community-based revitalization.

11am - 12pm

Huntington Chapel

March 7, 2020

Owls! Who Gives a Hoot? I Do and Why.

11am - noon

Huntington Chapel

Event Details

March 7, 2020

Owls! Who Gives a Hoot? I Do and Why.

Ornithologist Bob Scott Placier will discuss owl diversity and biology in Ohio, with a special focus on the Northern Saw-whet Owl. A licensed bird bander, Bob is a board member of the Inland Bird Banding Association and a member of Project Owlnet, a nationwide research collaborative documenting the migration and habits of owls.   

11am - noon

Huntington Chapel

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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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