Upper Alton Cemetery

Upper Alton Cemetery

Located on Oakwood Avenue in the river town of Alton, Illinois, this cemetery is famed for the grave of Robert Pershing Wadlow, the tallest man who ever lived.

According to a bronze plate on the old gate, the cemtery was originally known as Oakwood.

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Upper Alton Cemetery

Brick entrance

Office and Garage

Thomas Lippincott

Lathy

Broken

Robert P. Wadlow

James and Emily Bell

Bierbaum

Bridge

Levis mausoleum

Clawson

Curdie

New granite sign

Old Gate (Oakwood)
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