Located in Denver, this cemetery is a peaceful, well maintained 280 acres with 3800 trees, four non-denominational chapels, a mortuary, a crematory and many monuments. It is the final resting place of many of Colorado's most prominent Pioneers.|
Details: This historic and beautiful Denver landmark was founded in 1890 it is the lasting home for many well-known people in the Rocky Mountain Region. This preserve in the city is home to hundreds of species of wildlife and boasts over 3800 trees over 280 acres. Founded in 1890, Fairmount is Denver's second oldest cemetery and, as such is the final resting place of many of Colorado's most prominent Pioneers - men and women like William Newton Byers, John Wesley Iliff, Florence Rena Sabin, Henry Moore Teller, W.A.H Loveland and David H. Moffat.
Designed by German landscape architect, Reinhard Schuetze, the layout incorporates sweeping vistas in broad curved lanes thus creating a beautiful and serene park like setting. The peaceful, well maintained 280 acres offer families of any religion or walks of life a dignified surrounding in which to honor the lives of loved ones. Recently designated a Colorado Wildlife Viewing location by the Division of Wildlife, the land represents an island of nature in the middle of the city. Frequent animal sightings include: deer, fox, coyote, hawk, eagle and owl as well and numerous small birds. The sanctuary supports a breathtaking variety of native and imported tress, thousands of breeds of seasonal and annual flowers. Wander the property sometime and see how nature and careful stewardship has made Fairmount special.