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James A. Garfield Monument

12316 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106-4313
+1 216-421-2665
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Beautiful and peaceful

We went to this monument after going to the James A Garfield national historic site in Mentor, OH... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Greeneville, Tennessee
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The unknown president

Everyone knows Garfield but nothing about him. This sort of fills in the gap. Turns out he was a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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12316 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106-4313
+1 216-421-2665
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to this monument after going to the James A Garfield national historic site in Mentor, OH (I recommend going there first to really learn about this president). This is a beautiful monument with breathtaking mosaics and murals. The caskets of the president and...More

Thank BadwaterChick
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everyone knows Garfield but nothing about him. This sort of fills in the gap. Turns out he was a pretty good president who got more done in his first 200 days than some we know. The monument itself is a late Victorian pile and not...More

Thank RobLaw47
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I always enjoy old cemeteries and liked the Garfield monument even though I really don't know much about him. Inside has stained glass and beautiful details

Thank Janet S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have lived in Cleveland off/on for my entire life. I love our city. The Lakeview cemetery is beautiful in the spring when trees are blooming and the daffodils in bloom. Summer, a beautiful stroll. Fall, the leaves are worth the visit. Winter, quiet and...More

Thank Marta Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice memorial to President Garfield. I didn't expect the building to be so massive. You can go up to an outside balcony, which has a nice view of downtown Cleveland.

Thank Wanda K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the places I try to take friends when they visit Cleveland. The massive monument, housing the graves of the assassinated President, his wife, daughter and son-in-law sits atop the highest point in Lakeview cemetery. The graves are in the basement, the...More

Thank MWK51
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Worth a stop if you are into history. Make sure to pick up a map of the cemetery so you can see other sites in the area.

Thank Suzanne1986
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We ride through the cemetery regularly and stop at the memorial when it's open. Great history and quiet environment.

Thank Tim H
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful old monument!!! Enjoyed viewing all the details while exploring the cemetery!!! Beautiful setting looking out over the lake. Surrounding landscape is beautiful!!! Please stop by here when visiting Cleveland!!!!

Thank CathyP1953
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Make sure to go before 4, when the interior is open. Everything is outstanding. The dome detail is just breathtaking. The sculpture is very well done, and the view of the city from the second floor balcony is wonderful. The docents have so much information...More

Thank Sheryl B
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22 February 2017|
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Response from mombodeb | Reviewed this property |
Thielta99, I have a printed walking tour of the cemetery that, in the hands of your kids, will make your tour more of a scavenger hunt that is fun for them. It will also ensure that you see some of the more interesting parts... More
28 April 2016|
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Response from Julie B | Reviewed this property |
The Monument is open April 1 thur November. Opens 10 am to 4 pm