Woodland Cemetery

Adams County

1020 S 5th | Quincy, IL

Among the midwest’s most beautiful cemeteries; ancient hardwoods and panoramic Mississippi views planned by Quincy’s founder, John Wood, circa 1846. A stately mausoleum graces the site where a civil war hospital once stood.

American Actor Roy Brocksmith, known for such titles as Total Recall and Star Trek: The Next Generation, is buried in Woodland Cemetery in Block 8, adjacent to the Honoring Soldiers Monument.

Looking for Lincoln

WOODLAND CEMETERY AT TRIANGLE INSIDE ENTRANCE

HIS FRIENDS REST HERE (SIDE 1)

• The historical significance of Quincy’s oldest active cemetery
• Many of Lincoln’s personal and political friends buried here
• Camp Wood, Quincy’s first army camp located nearby

A VICTORIAN CEMETERY (SIDE 2)

• An example of the rural cemetery movement of the 1800s
• The burial locations of Lincoln’s friends
• Cornelius Volk’s memorial monument to Civil War soldiers

 

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The top attractions in a 3-county area : check all 50 as you explore

Gateway City Guide

NEW 20-point driving tour reflecting on Quincy’s first three decades including Underground Railroad history.

Bike Quincy

The natural way to See Quincy; rent by the hour or day ~ Happy Riding!

Off the Record

The famous & infamous 13…spotlighting the area’s more curious & intriguing former residents {self-guided driving tour}

Lincoln in Quincy

All the Lincoln-related area sites with “Rubbing Pages” to create your own souvenir of the Storyboard Trail.