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Forest Lawn

1411 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14209-1189
+1 716-885-1600
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Interesting visit

I had just gotten a new camera and wanted a place to try different angles, lighting and views... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2017
Buffalo, New York
If You Think You Know Everything About Buffalo...You'd be DEAD wrong!

Leave it to Buffalonians! Home of the Chicken Wing, Beef on Weck, the Pierce Arrow (Vintage Motor... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2017
lancaster, new ork
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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 residents in this 269-acre, non-denominational, non-sectarian, not-for-profit cemetery. Forest Lawn offers year-round guided tours on various themes and subjects, educational programming,special veteran programming and so much more. Forest Lawn is the only local full-service cemetery for traditional and cremation arrangements listed on the State and National Registries of Historic Places.
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1411 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14209-1189
+1 716-885-1600
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

I had just gotten a new camera and wanted a place to try different angles, lighting and views. What I found was a monument to Rick James, one for Millard Fillmore, and a mausoleum designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. It's an area that was never...More

Thank nunezm285
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Leave it to Buffalonians! Home of the Chicken Wing, Beef on Weck, the Pierce Arrow (Vintage Motor Car) and some of the friendliest people on the planet....to come up with a great way to spend an afternoon: touring what is arguably one of the most...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2017

Forest Lawn offers Christmas season performances, based on famous historical figures buried there, who tell their own stories. Also, there are summer trolley tours to the gravesites of other famous Buffalonians buried there. Impersonators appear from behind the tombstones to tell their stories.

Thank Giambracarolyn
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

I walked into a big circle i start at Delaware thu the park I managed to find myself still lost not outside but in my mine because I still couldn't find where he got me all funded up at ?¿

Thank MTcurry S
Reviewed 15 February 2017

A wonderfully peaceful place to connect with nature and history. We preferred to amble around in this surprisingly quiet place, rather than do the lazy, cattle-truck trolley ride. There is a free information sheet available, which has the all the more prestigious people's grave and...More

Thank jules s
Reviewed 14 February 2017

wonderful interesting day taking the trolly tour of Forest Lawn tour is infomative and interesting wonderful presentation by the staffMy Hubby and I loved it

Thank debsvettes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I learn something new every time I visit. The guided tours are wonderful. Don't miss visiting in the Buffalo area if you are interested in history.

Thank Janet B
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This Cemetery has a lot of history to it. Many interesting and famous people have been laid to rest here. The monuments and statues are very nice. The best time of the year to see it is in the spring when the trees are in...More

Thank Dorothy S
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I wasn't sure about touring a cemetery when I first found out about Forest Lawn but let me say, it was wonderful. We rode on a trolley with a great guide and heard wonderful love stories, saw beautiful monuments and I thoroughly enjoyed myself. Looking...More

Thank Lynn B
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Take a stroll on the magnificent paths over rolling hills, ponds and streams and enjoy funerary sculpture from some of the worlds best sculptors of the 19th and early 20th century.

Thank mbush1
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25 June 2017|
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Response from sstarks | Property representative |
Yes allow at least two hours for the trolley tour
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