Forest Lawn Cemetery 4000 Pilots Ln, Richmond, VA 23222

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Forest Lawn Cemetery in Richmond, Virginia was established in 1922 on land previously known as the Myrtle Grove Plantation, an estate once owned by John Carter. He and his family members have grave markers still intact on the grounds. Other notable gravesites include sculptor Frederick William Sievers (1872–1966), UMC bishop Carl Julian Sanders (1912-2007), and civil rights attorney Oliver White Hill Sr. (1907-2007).

Forest Lawn also features the Emek Sholom Holocaust Memorial, one of the first memorials erected in the United States to victims of the Holocaust (1955).

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Forest Lawn Cemetery?

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What is Burial Planning and Why Should You Consider It?

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More than 50 percent of Americans ages 50-74 pre-plan their burial needs.


Imagine the calming peace of mind you can have knowing that it’s all taken care of.

Burial planning involves arranging and even pre-paying your funeral now, decades in advance. There are numerous beneficial reasons to do this:

  • Pay today’s costs instead of years and years of inflation
  • Set your legacy by ensuring your story is told your way
  • Spare your loved ones the added stress of guessing what you would want
  • Alleviate additional grief during your loved ones’ time of loss

Learn more by downloading a free guide from the form above.

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(804) 451-3001

Forest Lawn Cemetery