Forest Home Cemetery News

Sep 13, 2021
Dia de los Muertos Festival and 5K Run/Walk

The Dia de los Muertos Festival is a free, family-friendly event that aims to bring together the southside community to celebrate the traditions of the Dia de los Muertos and enjoy the grounds of...


Sep 13, 2021
Birding 101 and Tree Appreciation Day October 16th

The public is welcome to enjoy the Cemetery's Arboretum for an Intro to Birding event led by the Wisconsin Metro Audubon Society, followed by a Tree Appreciaiton Event, on the morning of October 16th...


Sep 13, 2021
September 26, 2021 - Dedication of Four Tombstones

Forest Home's extensive Civil War history will be commemorated at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 26, with the dedication of four tombstones for previously unmarked graves. The stones were funded by C.K...


Jul 16, 2020
NEW book! Milwaukee's Forest Home Cemetery

The Forest Home Historic Preservation Association is pleased to announce a new book on Forest Home Cemetery's 170 year history with sections devoted to Cemetery Art and Symbolism, Milwaukee Beer...


Jan 6, 2020
A NEW Tour Guide & Map!

Use our new guide to take a self-guided tour. Choose your tour by interest - Beer Barons, Industrialists, Inventors, Pioneers, Mayors, Notable Women, Black Leaders and Abolitionists, Entertainers,...