Tag Archive for: Forest Home Cemetery

England’s Notorious “Man They Could Not Hang” Died Secretly in Milwaukee

After three failed execution attempts, English murderer John "Babbacombe" Lee secretly lived out the rest of his life in Milwaukee.

6-Foot Bronze Statue Stolen from Forest Home Cemetery

Milwaukee police are asking for the public's help to locate the missing angel.

The Midwest’s First Crematorium at Forest Home Cemetery

Photos from inside Forest Home Cemetery's crematorium in Milwaukee

Tour the Forest Home Chapel and Crematory in Milwaukee

Tour the Forest Home Cemetery Chapel in Milwaukee, home to Wisconsin's first crematory built in 1896.