Cleveland’s Outdoor Museum. It’s listed on the National Register of Historic Places, in part because of the vast amount of original architecture and sculpture that adorn the gravesites.
Lake View Cemetery opened in 1869. Proponents of the garden cemetery sought to move burial grounds out of increasingly overcrowded urban areas and into sprawling, park-like settings that featured both formal gardens and natural landscapes. The cemetery attracted weekend picnickers and families seeking outdoor recreation in addition to mourners.
The graves of John D. Rockefeller, James A. Garfield Monument can be found among the beautifully manicured grounds of Lake View.
Learn More: Dead Ohio: Lake View Cemetary
Fun Fact: Within the cemetery itself is a 500 foot wide dam that is one of the largest in the country.