About The Monroe Street Cemetery Foundation

Mission Statement

The Monroe Street Cemetery Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, all volunteer organization was established to preserve and enhance the historic cemetery grounds, headstones, monuments and burial structures located at 3207 Monroe Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio, as well as providing educational opportunities for the general public and other public awareness activities.

Foundation Committee Monthly Meeting at Forest City Brewery

The Foundation was instrumental in getting the City to rebuild the collapsed, historic Gatehouse. We are currently involved in the following and welcome your help!

Foundation Activities

  1. Coordinate maintenance of existing trees
  2. Plant new trees and pollinator gardens
  3. Plant flowers
  4. Coordinate repairs and maintenance to the gatehouse, mausoleums, and monument restoration
  5. Genealogy and history research
  6. Educational initiatives and community engagement
  7. Pursue arboretum accreditation
  8. Event programming to make the Cemetery a neighborhood amenity

Foundation contact information

P.O. BOX 93671, CLEVELAND, OHIO 44101


Cemetery location

3207 Monroe Ave, Cleveland, OH 44113


The Monroe Street Cemetery Foundation is an Ohio Corporation with Federal Employer Identification Number 26-1792248.

Gatehouse Illustration by Jill Collins