Oak Hill Cemetery
In 1871 the City of Birmingham purchased from the Elyton Land Company 21.5 acres of land for a city cemetery (later named Oak Hill). The deed was issued December 29, 1873. As the first city cemetery, Oak Hill became the resting place for virtually all of the Birmingham pioneers. Oak Hill Cemetery has been placed on the Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage. Oak Hill Cemetery was also placed on the National Register of Historic Places on July 13, 1977. It was the first cemetery in the StateView more
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The Cemetery is open to the public 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday thru Friday for self guided walking tours. Guided tours are available with prior arrangement. Please visit the Pioneer Chapel on arrival.
1120 North 19th Street, Birmingham, Alabama 35234