Forest Hills Cemetery, Boston

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Forest Hills Cemetery is a historic 275-acre (111.3 ha) rural cemetery, greenspace, arboretum and sculpture garden located in the Forest Hills section of the Jamaica Plain neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts. The cemetery was established in 1848 as a public municipal cemetery of the town of Roxbury, but was privatized when Roxbury was annexed to Boston.
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  • I visited Forest Hills Cemetery for the first time last week. What a wonderful place. It's my 2nd favorite cemetery...very closely behind Mt. Auburn. Wonderful walking paths, interesting monuments...  more »
  • So many spots are referred to as “gems,” but this park-like historic and beautiful cemetery is a true Boston treasure often unfortunately overlooked by tourists. Begun in the 1840s, it has much to...  more »
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  • This place is so underrated and under used. It is beautifully maintained, allows dogs on leashes, has a giant pond with benches in the middle and is always quiet and peaceful. I love taking my dog for long walks here. Just beautiful.
  • Beautiful, peaceful place for a wooded walk. Lovely art deco monuments.

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