Rosehill Cemetery

Rosehill Cemetery information

Location
Chicago , USA
Address
5800 N Ravenswood Ave
Telephone
+1 773 561 5940
Getting there
Bus: 84
Opening hours
8am-5pm Mon-Sat, 10am-4pm Sun
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The entrance gate to Chicago’s largest cemetery is worth the trip alone. Designed by WW Boyington (the architect who created the Water Tower on Michigan Ave), the entry looks like a cross between high Gothic and low Disney. Inside you’ll see the graves of plenty of Chicago bigwigs, from Chicago mayors and a US vice president to meat man Oscar Mayer.

You’ll also find some of the weirdest grave monuments in the city, including a postal train and a huge carved boulder from a Civil War battlefield in Georgia. More than one ghost story started here; keep an eye out for vapors as night falls.