Greenlawn Memorial Park is one of the oldest and most beautiful cemeteries on the Pennisula. Founded in 1888 more than 43,000 persons have been interred in the cemetery. These people come from all walks of life. Many come from the Pennisula , however, all parts of Hampton Roads as well as the state of Virginia are represented.
Greenlawn is on the register of Historic Places and contains veterens from every war from the Civil War to the present. In addition many national as well as local prominent individuals are interred here. These include two presidents of the Newport News Shipbuilding, several Mayors of Newport News, along with congressmen and other prominent businessmen, politicians, investors and athletes.Greenlawn Memorial Park is arguably the most affordable large cemetery in Hampton Roads. It is privately owned and well kept and has a very professional family needs and burial staff.
GREENLAWN MEMORIAL PARK
2700 Parish Ave
Newport News, VA 23607