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.

Ida Cooke: 1852-1939

Posted May 26, 2020
“WISCONSIN BARS PACKED WITH PATRONS ALMOST IMMEDIATELY AFTER COURT STRIKES DOWN, “STAY-AT-HOME ORDERS!!” Good heavens! The Drink Demon strikes again!

John Baum: 1861-1927

Posted May 19, 2020
Hello, I am John Baum, of Baum’s Department store. It was 1861 that I was born in Russia and for

Desire Maes: 1861-1946

Posted May 12, 2020
When I hear the expression, “He toots his own horn,” I get a bad impression of the person. I think