Visitors Guide & Tours

Visiting the North Lawn and West Lawn Cemeteries

At North Lawn and West Lawn cemeteries, we protect the dignity and tranquility of the grounds for friends and family members who come to remember loved ones laid to rest there. We ask that all visitors maintain the reverence and beauty of the surroundings while being considerate of others who may also be visiting.

We aim to maintain a quiet and respectful atmosphere for our families, and we appreciate your participation in achieving that goal.


Historical Tours

Explore notable, historical burials of local families and figures, such as the McKinleys, Timkens, Beldens, Aultmans and many more. People even come from all over to see Frankenstein’s grave in West Lawn Cemetery. Download this guide for a listing of burials and map.

Cemetery Hours:

Weekdays, 8:00 am - Dusk
Sundays, 10:00 am - Dusk

Gates close at 5:00 pm from November through April.



McKinley Receiving Vault - West Lawn Cemetery


Policies for Families and Visitors

We ask that only friends and family members of people with rites of interment or entombed in the cemeteries enter the cemetery property. Any others, and those who refuse to identify themselves, will be removed from the premises.

All visitors must abide by these policies:

  • Only avenues, roads, drives and alleys may be used for driving
  • Only walks, hallways and similar areas may be used for walking
  • All minors under 18 must be accompanied by a responsible adult
  • Gathering flowers, wild or cultivated, is prohibited
  • Do no feed or disturb birds, squirrels or other animal life
  • No person shall possess, buy, sell or consume drugs or alcohol within cemetery property
  • Do not sit, lie, lounge, stand or engage in inappropriate conduct on any of the grounds, graves, memorials, mausoleums or other structures
  • Loud talking or other loud noises are not permitted
  • Do not discard any items in the grounds, buildings or other structures. Trash receptacles are located conveniently throughout the cemeteries.
  • Vehicles must drive on the right side of roadways at no greater than 15 miles per hour
  • No parking or stopping in front of an open grave unless in attendance at a funeral
  • No bicycles or motorcycles should be in the cemetery unless in attendance at a funeral
  • No firearms are permitted within the cemeteries
  • All pets must be on a leash and excrement must be picked up and properly disposed of

It is essential that all visitors show strict respect and observance of all properties within the cemeteries. The Association retains the right and power to prevent unauthorized assemblages and all other improprieties


Civil War Veterans Memorial/Unknown soldiers grave stones - West Lawn Cemetery


Visit North Lawn Cemetery

4927 Cleveland Ave NW, Canton, OH 44709


Memorial statue and grave sites - North Lawn Cemetery


Visit West Lawn Cemetery

1919 7th St NW, Canton, OH 44708


Historical Family Memorial - West Lawn Cemetery



Timken Family Mausoleum - West Lawn Cemetery



Union Army and Navy Memorial - West Lawn Cemetery



Veterans Memorial - North Lawn Cemetery


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