Canton, Ohio is home to beautiful and historic West Lawn Cemetery. This significant property is best known as the original burial site of the twenty-fifth President of the United States of America, William McKinley, who was assassinated in 1901.
There are also many Stark County and Northeast Ohio’s prominent citizens of the past and present, including some of the most influential and famous in the surrounding area’s history laid to rest here as well. Such titans such as ‘Boss Hoover’ and H. H. Timken and others from the ‘Golden Era’ of Canton’s industrial and philanthropic past.
Cemeteries offer the ability to study the area’s history and West Lawn has a bulk of Canton’s history in its hallowed grounds and serene, peaceful setting.