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.

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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

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09:00 am – 05:00 pm

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

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December 3rd, 2019

Holiday Luminary Service

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Huntington Chapel

Event Details

December 3rd, 2019

Holiday Luminary Service

Our annual Holiday Luminary Service, held in Huntington Chapel, provides the opportunity to remember recently departed loved ones.  Please join us for an evening of reflection, music, and fellowship.  You will also have the opportunity to hang a tree ornament in memory of someone you wish to honor.

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Huntington Chapel

December 7th, 2019

Celebrating James Thurber: Selected Readings

11 am - noon

Huntington Chapel

Event Details

December 7th, 2019

Celebrating James Thurber: Selected Readings

James Thurber (Dec. 8, 1891 - Nov. 2, 1961) was a renowned writer, cartoonist, and humorist.  To celebrate Thurber's 125th birthday, Randy Rogers, Executive Director of the  Green Lawn Cemetery  Association, will give a presentation on the Columbus writer and read selected works.

11 am - noon

Huntington Chapel

December 14th, 2019

Wreaths Across America Program

noon - 1:00 pm

Section 104

Event Details

December 14th, 2019

Wreaths Across America Program

Each December on National Wreaths Across America Day, ceremonies are held at Arlington National Cemetery as well as 1,600 additional locations in all 50 U.S. states, at sea, and abroad.  Help Green Lawn Cemetery to participate in this national effort to remember veterans by placing wreathes in Section 104.  

noon - 1:00 pm

Section 104

January 4th, 2020

Language of the Cemetery

11am - noon

Huntington

Event Details

January 4th, 2020

Language of the Cemetery

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

11am - noon

Huntington

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birding map (pptx)

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cemetery map (jpg)

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