Gatehouse Friends of
Bohemian National Cemetery



The Bohemian National Cemetery Association Victorian Gatehouse
Historic Victorian Gatehouse
Chapel
Chapel
was chartered in 1877 by the State of Illinois as a not-for-profit organization for the purpose of providing a facility for interment, cremation and inurnment of the remains of deceased persons. Founded as a last resting place for persons of Czech (Bohemian, Moravian, and Slovakian) birth, extraction or descent, it is currently operated on a non-sectarian basis.

Spanning 126 acres, it has been called a beautiful Garden of the Dead and is a Chicago landmark. Rich with genealogical information, the cemetery is the final home for over 116,000 people.

Choice gravesites, crypts, and niches are available in this landmark cemetery. Call 773-539-8442, 708-788-8442 or inquire in office.
Anton Cermak Mausoleum
Anton Cermak Mausoleum
Mother Statue
"Mother" statue by Albin Polasek
Spanish-American War Monument
Spanish-American War Monument
Civil War Monument
Civil War Monument
Photographs by Matt Hucke
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