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Forest Lawn

1411 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14209-1189
+1 716-885-1600
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Astounding Amount of Local and American History

Buffalo has done an amazing job over the last ten years of improving itself to the point where I... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Doug W
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Mississauga
Very Peaceful And Interesting Place

I was intrigued to visit after heading to another destination and seeing some beautiful mausoleums... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ELHRDH
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Rochester, New York
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As one of the first rural cemeteries in the United States, Forest Lawn – located in Buffalo, NY – is at the heart of Western New York’s cultural tourism renaissance. Its first interment took place in 1849; today there are more than 161,000 permanent...more
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1411 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14209-1189
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+1 716-885-1600
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"buried here"
in 39 reviews
"rick james"
in 39 reviews
"millard fillmore"
in 38 reviews
"beautiful cemetery"
in 18 reviews
"trolley tour"
in 16 reviews
"red jacket"
in 15 reviews
"blue sky mausoleum"
in 19 reviews
"final resting place"
in 10 reviews
"grave sites"
in 8 reviews
"peaceful place"
in 10 reviews
"mirror lake"
in 8 reviews
"christmas show"
in 5 reviews
"civil war"
in 6 reviews
"walking tour"
in 12 reviews
"lots of history"
in 9 reviews
"buffalo history"
in 14 reviews
"designed by frank lloyd wright"
in 6 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Buffalo has done an amazing job over the last ten years of improving itself to the point where I will gladly drive from Toronto to spend as much time here as I can....despite the kicker of the 30% dollar exchange. The downtown core has cleaned...More

2  Thank Doug W
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was intrigued to visit after heading to another destination and seeing some beautiful mausoleums from Delaware Avenue. It was helpful to grab a brochure at the entrance with a map. Mirror lake was absolutely beautiful with cherry trees in bloom all around it. Lots...More

Thank ELHRDH
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

Statuary in a Park of Peace that Remembers our History,Ancestors and loved ones. It Honors all who have past through it's gates living or deceased. Plan on spending a quiet afternoon among the Forest lawn Cemetery Park Setting.

Thank Lee H
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

We went here to this beautiful cemetery to visit the grave of President Millard Fillmore, but also found the grave of Elliott Ness, rocker Rick James, the"Blue Sky" mausoleum designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. There are graves of many interesting people here so, stop in...More

Thank Diane B
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Took the trolley tour and learned so much about the history inside. I was amazed at the size and so much wild life including deer, which surprised me being in the city. A must do for residents as well as tourists

Thank judysQ8609DJ
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

I feel this is at least a one time must do. There is so much beauty and history here. I had wanted to go for a while. It made for a pleasant afternoon. The trolley man was extremely friendly and knowledgeable. I don't want to...More

1  Thank Anndi626
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Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Lots of history at Forest Lawn. Great for a run or a stroll, but be sure to do a little research on the mausoleums beforehand to really appreciate the prestige and history behind this world renown cemetery.

2  Thank sshepard218
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

This cemetery has so much history to it because of the individuals buried there. The beauty of some of the grave markers & the talent required to produce them, will keep you in awe. It is a very serene place & some where you can...More

1  Thank Diana T
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Such a beautiful place during the summer , spring and early fall. I used to ride my bike through Forest Lawn as a little girl. There was no place more beautiful or inspiring.

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

One of the most peaceful places to visit and a tour is recommended there is a lot of interesting history and monuments to see

Thank Mary Jo O
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dacranjel
25 June 2017|
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Response from sstarks | Property representative |
Yes allow at least two hours for the trolley tour
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17lindy
19 August 2016|
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Response from unitedstates2015 | Reviewed this property |
They do have tours of the grounds, however not sure of times or dates. Google Forest Lawn Cemetery located in Buffalo NY. It should have all the info. The tours are very informative and interesting. There is a lot of... More
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