The Allegheny Cemetery, founded in 1844 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, offers guided tours through its 300 acres (121.4 hectares). With 120,000 grave-sites, the cemetery is one of the largest and oldest in the country. Visitors can trace the devastating effects of influenza and coal mining disasters, as well as find the history of local families. There are a few famous people buried here as well: composer Stephen Foster and actress Lillian Russell among them. Admission is free. Groups of 10 or more should call for tour reservations.
- Open Hours: Jan to Apr - 07:00 AM to 05:00 PM, May - 07:00 AM to 08:00 PM, Jun to Aug - 07:00 AM to 07:00 PM, Sep to Dec - 07:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Attractions & Landmarks, Parks, Gardens & Cemeteries