Waldheim Jewish Cemeteries

Forest Park, Illinois

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The Waldheim Jewish Cemeteries are located at 1400 Des Plaines Avenue in Forest Park, Illinois (Cook County). The coordinates are 41° 51' 22" N, 87° 48' 23" W.

Waldheim Jewish Cemeteries make up the largest Jewish burying ground in the Chicago area, and started in the 1870's. There are approximately 250 cemeteries on the grounds, many of which have their own gates. There are many old gravestones, including many with portraits and statues. The grounds are well maintained by the cemetery association.

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