Cook County Cemetery at Oak Forrest

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Cook County Cemetery at Oak Forrest

Also known as Central Plant Cemetery, Cook County Cemetery For The Indigent, Cook County Potter's Field, Oak Forest Cemetery

Oak Forest, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Memorials 3,097 added (1% photographed)

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To visit Oak Forest Cemetery, enter the Oak Forest Health Center. Follow the signs for parking for the Oak Forest Heritage Preserve (part of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County).

Cook County Cemetery served as the Cook County Potter's Field from 1911-1971. It was used for the burial of indigent and unidentified deceased people of Cook County during that time. There are over 90,000 burials in an open field, in unmarked graves. There are no grave markers or headstones.


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GPS Coordinates: 41.60247, -87.72464

  • Added: 2 Jan 2000
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #105258