"Our partners are so important. We are grateful for the generosity of businesses, groups, and individudals in supporting our mission for the restoration of Woodlawn Cemetery."
- Friends of Woodlawn Cemetery
Project in the Works
Heller Cremation Garden - with thanks to our grantors, The Community Foundation of Elmira, Corning and the Finger Lakes; The Anderson Evans Foundation and Hilliard Foundation, as well as community donations from Dalrymple; Custom Mix Concrete and Hunt Engineering, we will construct a peaceful, parklike Cremation Garden in 2019 to surround our newly placed columbarium.
Partial listing of Veterans of Woodlawn Cemetery
This interactive map identifies some of the locations of veterans buried on the non-national side of Woodlawn Cemetery, as identified by Boy Scout Troop 84 and Eagle Scout Connor O’Brien. We understand it is incomplete and invite anyone with additional information or corrections to please contact the cemetery office so that as many veterans as possible can be fully recognized.
Restoration of stone posts and ironwork on Walnut and Davis Street gate
Erection of bronze sign on Walnut Street gate
Placement of bluebird boxes throughout grounds
Replanting of median
Granite map and brochures for walking tour telling story of John W. Jones and abolitionists
Restored, repaired and painted cemetery perimeter fencing
Installation of Lublin Memorial Bench in memory of James and C. JoAnne Lublin (JoAnne was a founding member of Friends of Woodlawn Cemetery and Board Secretary from 2006 until her untimely death in 2016
Restoration on the entire right hand and left thumb of 'Tut', a beautiful Grecian goddess carved from blue Westerly granite, given in memory of Harriet 'Tut' Stephen's from her sister Margaret. (Summer 2018)
Installation of 72 niche columbarium. (Fall 2018)
Restoration of historic vaults and monuments
Additional educational programs
Additional granite road signs and historic markers
Additional self-guided walking tours: Women of Woodlawn, Mark Twain and Friends, Civil War, Underground Railroad
Become a Partner
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