WOODLAWN…MORE THAN A CEMETERY
The cemetery’s natural environment is as impressive as its built legacy. Its park-like setting is home to an extensive array of flora, fauna, birds, and insects virtually lost from much of the area’s environs, and it is also a refuge for local wildlife. Its horticultural beauty is evident in the extraordinary collection of specimen plants, including five of New York City’s “Great Trees.”
The intentions of the past, present, and future converge at Woodlawn, reflecting a broad spectrum of American history, heritage and culture.
In addition to being a historical masterpiece, Woodlawn provides tours and events designed to educate and connect the past with the present. Woodlawn also serves as an outdoor environmental classroom as many come to view and study the more than 140 varieties of trees in our newly designated arboretum.
With our unique history, educational opportunities and unique setting, Woodlawn is proud to be “More Than a Cemetery.”