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Glendale Cemetery

150 Glendale Ave, Akron, OH 44302-1914
+1 330-253-2317
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A lovely fall outing

We were just looking for something to do for a couple of hours on a beautiful fall day and happened... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
THOMAS P
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LORAIN
A Piece of American History

Hard to believe that a cemetery can provide an interesting visit. Some of Akron Ohio elite are... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Sue C
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Akron, Ohio
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“civil war” (4 reviews)
“buried here” (3 reviews)
“local history” (4 reviews)
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150 Glendale Ave, Akron, OH 44302-1914
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+1 330-253-2317
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

We were just looking for something to do for a couple of hours on a beautiful fall day and happened upon this amazing piece of local history. In addition to the graves of some of the nations captains of industry, there were unique notations of...More

Thank THOMAS P
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Hard to believe that a cemetery can provide an interesting visit. Some of Akron Ohio elite are buried here plus headstones dating back to the civil war.

Thank Sue C
Reviewed 29 August 2017

I had heard of Glendale Cemetery for years and vaguely knew where it was but never had an opportunity to visit. A group of us when on a guided tour & learned so much about the movers & the shakers of Akron who were buried...More

Thank Shari A
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Looking at the contour of the land, a valley with two steep hills on either side which have flat land at the top, the lay of the land just doesn't seem like an appropriate place for a cemetery. When I first entered the cemetery, I...More

Thank Richard E
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This place is beautiful. So much history here. You won't be disappointed. Make sure you take a close look at all the tombstones. So many famous Akron names.

Thank markthesharkOhio
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This fascinating gem is "hidden" away near downtown Akron. Great cemetry with interesting history. Good place to stop and walk around.

Thank dat873
Reviewed 23 May 2017

For those interested in the who's who of Akron they will find many at their final resting place. Very peaceful

Thank Edward F
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Beautiful rolling hills, mausoleums, so many grand tombstones. A lesson in history. Towering trees, shading final resting places.

Thank crossfiregrl2015
Reviewed 1 January 2017

wanted to see peace and calm in the winter season, so headed to Glendale cemetery. Some freshly fallen snow to add charm to this historic cemetery

Thank sasysutler
Reviewed 26 November 2016

This was one of the required stops on a school project for my daughter. It is a lovely setting, rich in history. The thing she wondered most about was why there are door knockers on the mausoleum doors... While we were there, a red fox...More

Thank Laura B
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