Woodland Cemetery Is One Of Iowa’s Spookiest Cemeteries

If you’re a history buff, you probably know that Woodland is the oldest Iowa cemetery. The earliest Iowans are buried on this sacred site, and you can still tour this enormous 69 acre graveyard today. Read a little about what you’ll find on a walk through Woodland Cemetery, which was established more than 170 years ago.

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Address: 2019 Woodland Avenue, Des Moines, IA, 50312

Read some stories from Woodland Cemetery on the Iowa.gov history website, here, and you’ll learn a little more about the Hawkeye State.

For more about Iowa’s graveyards and burial grounds, read 9 Disturbing Cemeteries In Iowa That Will Give You Goosebumps.