Forest Home Cemetery | Wisconsin

Forest Home Cemetery began in 1850 and is still operational with over 200 acres of gardens, fountains, a lake, and chapel. It is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places and designated a Milwaukee Landmark. Among many mausoleums is one for the Allis family. Edward P. Allis, an entrepreneur and innovator in the manufacture of steam engines, agricultural equipment, and heavy machinery. He married Margaret Watson and they had twelve children. He died in 1889 and Margaret had a mausoleum built; the Guastavino firm was involved in the construction with Stanford White the principal architect.

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