Unique Cemeteries in Chicago - Atlas Obscura Lists

Unique Cemeteries in Chicago

Strange and fascinating graveyards to visit in the Second City.

Far more than a collection of tombstones, Chicago’s cemeteries trace the history of the city through its dearly departed. These famous and forgotten burial grounds are home to beautiful monuments, usual tombs, the graves of the city’s most prominent residents, and memorials to some of the most notorious chapters of its past.