Blog and In the News

  • Hispanic History At Woodlawn – 4 Important People

    Woodlawn Cemetery has a rich Hispanic heritage and we take great pride in celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month, which starts in September and runs through October 15th.  First established by Representative Edward Roybal and proclaimed by President Lyndon Johnson in 1968, Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates the great contributions made by Hispanic Americans from all walks of …
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  • 4 Things You Didn’t Know About Women’s Suffrage

    It’s turning out to be a hot political season. Here at the Woodlawn Cemetery, we feel that understanding history is vital to fully participating in our elected government. Many who rest at Woodlawn have been activists and leaders at the forefront of civil rights.Women political leaders from both parties vigorously participated in the recent presidential …
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  • Celia Cruz – How the Queen of Salsa Changed Latin Music

    At Woodlawn Cemetery, we take seriously the legacy of music. Many musical personalities lay at rest within our grounds, and we work continuously to understand their enduring impact. Even after these legends have left us, their work and messages unfold across the years. One such voice is that of Úrsula Hilaria Celia de la Caridad …
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