In June of 1919, the U.S. Congress passed the 19th amendment. This amendment, which went into effect the following year, officially empowered women of European descent with the right to vote.  (Voting rights were not practically extended to the majority of African Amer...

In February we honor both President’s Day and Black History Month. No U.S. presidents are buried at Lakewood. But Lakewood does serve as the final resting place of Vice President Hubert Humphrey, as well as many African American leaders who helped shape Humphrey’s stan...

Since our founding, Lakewood Cemetery has served as the final resting place for many of Minnesota’s social and political leaders. Of the 40 governors that have served Minnesota since we became a state in 1858, 7 governors are buried at Lakewood. These governors are: Jo...

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