The Homewood Cemetery, Pittsburgh

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Homewood Cemetery is a historic, nonsectarian burial ground in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. It is located in Point Breeze and is bordered by Frick Park, the neighborhood of Squirrel Hill, and the smaller Smithfield Cemetery.It was established in 1878 from William Wilkins' 650acre estate, Homewood.
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  • August 8, 2017
    After a busy morning at the Frick Museum, we adjourned to the final resting place of tge Fricks and many other Pittsburgh industrialists and citizenry. It is a huge picturesque cemetery, located adjac...  more »
  • July 24, 2017
    Homewood cemetery is a beautiful, hilly, lawn-park cemetery with amazing art and history. Impressive mausoleums, huge old trees, sculptures, wildlife. This place is a gem in the city. I go for long wa...  more »
  • April 29, 2017
    If you must be interred in the Greater Pittsburgh Area, look no more!! Conveniently located in the east side of Pittsburgh, it offers something for everyone. Ample park, really quiet, with lots of big...  more »
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  • April 24, 2017
    Beautiful park setting, mature trees, woodland plants and shrubs. Artful tombstones and mausoleums. Nonsectarian, but does have a Jewish section and a Chinese section. Serene and peaceful.
  • December 17, 2016
    One of the greatest cemeteries in the country. Lots of interesting crypts with recognizable names like Heinz and Carnegie. There's a pyramid crypt too.
  • March 28, 2017
    Fantastic service in the office when you are trying to navigate your way around.
  • August 25, 2016
    Doubles as a park. Great place for walks and bike rides. Safer than general neighborhood streets for kids to learn to bike, etc., with the exception of some steep hills. Great place to experience some nature without leaving paved road. If you're looking for hiking trails, the cemetery connects to the Frick Park down near Reynolds Street.
  • August 5, 2016
    A very interesting and beautiful cemetery. I have found this to be a great place for a quiet walk . Being in a place with so much history makes it easier to put your own life in perspective.

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