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Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburgh

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Pittsburgh's tender mercies, respect for its lands, and loyalty to high ideals are more than evident within the gates of Allegheny Cemetery. Conceived in the minds of Pittsburgh's leading families and businessmen in 1844, Allegheny Cemetery was created to be far more than the typical country burying grounds of that age.

After its incorporation, 100 acres were purchased and the first interment took place in 1845. Today, Allegheny Cemetery encompasses 300 acres with over 15 miles of roadways. Of that 300 acres, 100 acres remain for future development, making Allegheny not only one of the most affordable but accessible cemeteries in the greater Pittsburgh area.

Allegheny Cemetery has been the choice of more than 124,000 people as their final resting place. Some had worldwide fame, others were known throughout Pittsburgh. But most were known only by the friends and family who loved them and wanted the assurance that they would be memorialized in the most caring, dignified, and respectful manner possible. Together, they make up the Allegheny Cemetery family.
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TripAdvisor
  • If you have a friend or relative here, it's pleasant and peaceful. I'm surprised it came up for a review solicitation but it's a cemetery... neighbors are quiet  more »
  • My friends & I adore this place. Ducks, deer, amazing monuments. If cemeteries are your thing-make the trek.  more »
  • A walking tour with a map and comfortable shoes is a must to get the most from the history of the cemetery. Local historic names as well as nationally known are included in the population.  more »
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  • I love this place. It's great for photography and for looking for Georgian/Victorian/Edwardian era mourning symbolism. I just wish they'd open the gates when it is posted that they will because I like to go here the mornings before work. As for the review about deer hunting, you are not allowed to harm any of the animals here. You will be arrested if you try and it's not funny to joke about. Things are looked after closely here though there is enough peace for solace. Please do not litter. Eben Byers' mausoleum seems to be a target for this. Thanks for reading.
  • A beautiful, historic cemetery where many of Pittsburgh's historical families are laid to rest. Several of the memorials are amazing from an art and architecture viewpoint, and the setting is wonderful. I love that I can drive through and see deer, rabbits, chipmunks, squirrels, and a huge flock of Canadian geese that apparently has just taken up residence here.
  • Beautiful place to walk. Cannot bring dogs. Beware the herd of deer
  • Wonderful for walks or running - scenic and you get a work out going up and down all the hills. Also, absolutely TONS of Pokestops if you're playing Pokemon GO.
  • This cemetery is huge and has so many beautiful monuments and the scenery is so pretty. Me and my friend was visiting our friend for her one year mark, and although we had no clue where we were going, the one man at the administration office was as patient as can be and directed us to exactly where she was laid over the phone. Thank you sooo much for that. You can't imagine how much that meant to us.