Oakwood Cemetery

Not far from the Syracuse University campus is Oakwood Cemetery. It was designed by landscape artist Howard Daniels, and had its first burial in 1859. A historic cemetery, its 92 acres serves as the final resting place for many prominent residents of Syracuse. Am told there are cemetery tours, and recommend contacting the Cemetery for further information.

Found many SU students walking about the cemetery. The mausoleums were particularly interesting so let’s take a peek at some of them.

Rear View of Mausoleum – Angelic Stained Glass

Military Headstones with canon

Found this interesting.. members of the BPOE have a section of the cemetery for their members – wonder if the wives can be buried here???

My favorite – reminds me of an Art Deco representation


Word of caution – the cemetery is quite hilly, and my EV, Clemmie, (yes, I have named her after Winston Churchill’s amazing wife), be careful, and have exceptional tires, especially with the winter.

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