Memorial Day Returns

Honor the dead and journey back in time to meet some of Milwaukee's most interesting citizens from the past.

About this event

Join us for this free event on the grounds of Milwaukee's oldest operating cemetery:

11-11:30 Memorial Service in the Historic Landmark Chapel and a laying of a wreath in the Garden of Honor

11:30-2:30 Visit with 10 notable Milwaukeeans at their graves

11:30-1:30 Usinger's hot dogs, bratwurst, chips and soda available for a $5 donation to the Forest Home Historic Preservation Assoc.

2:30-3:30 A History of Milwaukee tour

Visitors are welcome to picnic on the grounds. Dogs are allowed on leash with humans. This event is held outside and requires walking and standing -please dress for comfort.

The event is free but registration is appreciated. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/317219511097