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Crown Hill Cemetery

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President Benjamin Harrison Resting Place - Beautiful Cemetery

This is a stunning cemetery - the entrance alone is amazing. There are thousands of amazing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Atlanta, Georgia
Beautiful Monuments

I know it may sound weird to like going to a cemetery. But for walks or bike rides this place is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Indianapolis, Indiana
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Crown Hill is the nation's 3rd largest non-government cemetery with 555 acres of beautiful rolling hills. Located across the street from the Indianapolis Museum of Art, thousands visit this urban oasis to enjoy its peaceful beauty; study the...more
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700 W 38th St, At the corner of 38th St. & Clarendon Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46208-4240
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a stunning cemetery - the entrance alone is amazing. There are thousands of amazing headstones - real works of art - and the grounds are very nice. The historical highlight is, of course, the resting place of President Benjamin Harrison. It is a...More

Thank JeffBreedlove
Reviewed 1 week ago

I know it may sound weird to like going to a cemetery. But for walks or bike rides this place is amazing. There are thousands of gorgeous monuments for many prominent families, as well as those of every day Hoosiers. It's quiet and peaceful. My...More

Thank JMoore0714
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It may seem weird, but I enjoy going to the cemetery to take walks. You would be amazed at the headstones you may see. I was just there a couple of days ago and I seen where there were members of the Irsay family.

Thank danielle842018
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Crown Hill has been a cemetery that our family has gone to for years just to even look at headstones. So many famous people are buried there James Whitcomb Riley, President Harrison, John Dillinger many others. We also have a place at Crown Hill when...More

Thank Dawn S
Reviewed 22 August 2018

There's a lot of brochures you can pick up to guide you through the cemetery. There's one on trees and a couple on people who are buried in Crown Hill. There are a lot of famous people buried her including John Dillinger, Benjamin Harrison, James...More

Thank perennials2003
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Took a group of teens and found more than we could see in an afternoon. Some great stories here and they loved it. Educational and free!

1  Thank Steve B
Reviewed 10 July 2018

When in Indy, visit Crown Hill. It is the highest point of our city and James Whitcome Riley has his gravesite and memorial at the highest point of the Hill. This is a beautiful resting place for many, including the infamous bank robber James Basket....More

Thank Brian W
Marty D, Public Relations Manager at Crown Hill Cemetery, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

Thanks for the great review Brian! I wanted to correct some of your info though; James Baskett was the actor who played Uncle Remus in the Disney movie, "Song of the South." He did not rob any banks. The infamous bank robber you're referring to...More

Reviewed 28 June 2018

Getting to the cemetery goes through a not so nice area, but the entrance looks really nice. Our main reason coming here was for Benjamin Harrison's grave site. His grave is located at: 39.818880, -86.175647

1  Thank ThreeWiseMen1998
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Was scared this morning. I wanted to take a relaxing walk through the cemetery and I sat down on the bench behind this statue, to relax for a moment before walking again. As I started to read a few Whitcomb poems before I see his...More

4  Thank thomas p
Marty D, Public Relations Manager at Crown Hill Cemetery, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

Hi Thomas - we're very sorry this happened to you. Our management staff has been made aware of this rare incident and is seeking to make our visitor experience free from any threats. Crown Hill has always been known as a peaceful and safe place...More

Reviewed 25 June 2018

You can gain a lot of historical knowledge from this cemetery. They have maps and information available to help guide you to historical gravesites of many of Indianas famous and infamous residents

1  Thank Robina614
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4 August 2018|
Response from Marty D | Property representative |
He was buried in 1990 in the Cicero Cemetery. You can find more info on Google.
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Response from Marty D | Property representative |
To name just a few: President Benjamin Harrison Vice President Thomas Marshall Vice President Thomas Hendricks Vice President Charles Fairbanks Hoosier Poet James Whitcomb Riley Col. Eli Lilly May Wright Sewell... More
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