In July 1871, local leaders began laying plans for Lakewood Cemetery, the first grand, park-like cemetery in the region. Today we bring you three “notable firsts” at Lakewood: the first officially recorded death in Minneapolis, the first burial at Lakewood, and the fir...

July is a special month in Lakewood’s history. This month in 1871, local leaders began laying plans for the cemetery. A nonprofit since its founding, it all began when then-mayor Dorilus Morrison called together a group of early Minneapolis business and civic leaders t...

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