National and State Register

Greenwood Cemetery

Fremont County

As Cañon City’s oldest cemetery, Greenwood Cemetery is the final resting place for some of the city’s earliest and most influential settlers, including those involved in shaping the local economy, politics and culture.  

Greenwood Cemetery.

Greenwood Cemetery.

The individuals and families buried in Greenwood represent a cross-section of early Cañon City development and society, including miners, politicians, prisoners, religious leaders, socialites, fraternal members, veterans and businesspeople.  Greenwood Cemetery also contains significant examples of funerary art that embody the prevalent aesthetic characteristics of traditional funerary design from 1876-1963, which often also reflect each individuals’ fraternal associations, spiritual beliefs, military service and social position.