Glenwood Cemetery


A tourist-friendly cemetery, beautifully landscaped with notable gravesites, including that of Howard Hughes and his family. 84 acres of gently rolling terrain with many trees and sculptures. Lots still available! Photo of Howard Hughes family plot by Michael Coppens, urban.houstonian on Flickr

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Details - Established in 1871 - Near the banks of Buffalo Bayou - In the tradition of 19th century rural cemeteries - Appreciated as a park as much as a cemetery - Monuments for the last President of the Republic of Texas, 4 governors, 20 mayors, founders of major oil companies, and other notable leaders of Houston and Texas


2525 Washington Avenue
First Ward, Houston 77007

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(713) 864-7886

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