If Tombstones Could Talk

Whether you are a history buff, love sculpture, intriguing cemetery symbolism, or just want to enjoy the peaceful parklike atmosphere a visit to Green Bay’s cemeteries is a pleasure. Take one of our guided tours (see events) or join us here every other week to unlock some of the stories behind the stones.

It’s like stepping back in time as we bring to life the legacy of those long gone.

Morris Waldo: 1829-1902

Posted December 29, 2020
If you walk through Section B at Fort Howard cemetery, you will see a family headstone with “Waldo” on one

Mitchell Joannes: 1848-1931

Posted November 3, 2020
You’ve heard the old expression, “From Rags to Riches,” describing someone who came from a humble beginning to acquiring great

George Nau: 1856-1928

Posted October 20, 2020
My name is George Nau and thanks to a popular clothing store once here in Green Bay, you may recall