Back on Line!!! We have not been able to get into the web site for upgrades and new infromation but we made it and we are back. In addition to that our camera broke so we were not able to get new pictures but like the web site we are now back with a new camera and will begin to update pictures as well. Thanks for hanging in there with us.
Welcome to Forest Hill Union Cemetery! While this is the official name, many know it simply as Forest Hill Cemetery. Created in 1868 it is the first and finest union cemetery in Ohio. More of our history can be found on our history page.
Forest Hill Cemetery toady is 120 acres in size on two elevations with a canal used for small boats and fishing separating the upper sections from the lower sections. The canal is part of the cities bike/walking path which brings many visitors through the cemetery on daily walks. The cemetery also has three walking trails that run from 1 mile to 1.8 miles in length. Please come out and enjoy a walk and take in the gardens, trees, and sites.
Our new labyrinth/cremation section is nearly finished, come out a see this garden in person. The Labyrinth is ready to be used come out and enjoy a walk. Check out the pictures of the Labyrinth being built. See the drawing below of the garden with the labyrinth. And don't forget to come in and ask about our new Section Q in which you can design and layout your own monuments*.
This year the Piqua High School Drama Class held a play on the new Labyrinth at the garden. It was a great event and over 100 guest attended the event. See the picture page for pictures.
Please check out our page on the Christmas Box Angel Fund. We are raising funds to place the Angel in the cemetery for all to enjoy. Read about the Christmas Box Angel and how it came about. There are only 117 Angels in the world.
Click on this link to watch an amazing video of the Christmas Box Angel and then visit our Angel page to help We can not do this with out your help. http://vimeo.com/8059288
Check out the new pictures on the picture page of the new columbarium being placed in the new cremation garden. On March 14th the cemetery recieved a new private masoleum - check out the pictures of it being placed on our picture page.
Check out the Columbarium page. Details on cost for the cremation/labyrinth garden. Are you interested in a bench for the garden? Call us for details. Benches can be engraved in memory of someone and both benches come in black or gray.