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John Heisman's Grave of Heisman Trophy fame

Forest Home Cemetery, 135 S. Stevens St., Rhinelander, WI
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The Least Viewed Sports Sight in America

I guess I wasn't surprised at what little there was (nothing) noting the late John Heisman. There... read more

Reviewed 30 November 2016
deskguy
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Minocqua, Wisconsin
All football fans!!

Its neat to be from the area and to have such an influential person be right here. Neat if you have... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2016
K G
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Madison, Wisconsin
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible14%
30 Nov 2016
“The Least Viewed Sports Sight in America”
12 Aug 2016
“All football fans!!”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Forest Home Cemetery, 135 S. Stevens St., Rhinelander, WI

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Reviewed 30 November 2016

I guess I wasn't surprised at what little there was (nothing) noting the late John Heisman. There are no directions outside this site to even find this place. It is in an obscure spot near the road -next to the Larger Stone saying Donaldson. This...More

Thank deskguy
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Its neat to be from the area and to have such an influential person be right here. Neat if you have the time to stop and pay your respects.

Thank K G
Reviewed 24 March 2016

The only reference to John Heisman being buried in Rhinelander that is well publicized is when you get off of a plane at the Rhinelander/Oneida County Arirport. There is nothing else that I"m aware of.....and I"ve lived here for well over 30 years that would...More

Thank TLV007
Reviewed 9 August 2015

What can i say it is a grave of John Heisman nice cemetery well kept Stop by and take a walk and enjoy

Thank Logbanger290
Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

A very cool piece of history in Rhinelander,Wisconsin. The cemetary is a little difficult to find. If you drive to the corner of Coon St and Maine you will be able to park. His grave is in block 3 right on the corner of the...More

2  Thank Ranelle D
Reviewed 2 December 2014

Who knew John Heisman was buried in Rhinelander?!? This is a beautiful old cemetery and though we went there to find the Heisman grave, we were easily distracted from our search by other beautiful tombstones and a lovely, peaceful cemetery. It is a large cemetery...More

2  Thank KristenRaeWI
Reviewed 20 July 2013

How the most famous name in college sports and perhaps American football ended up being buried on the edge of an obscure northern Wisconsin town is a mystery. Some say that Mr. Heisman wanted to be buried in the Rhineland, Germany and his pallbearers got...More

8  Thank Jason_Klimowicz
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