Allentown’s Union & West End Cemetery is in the heart of the Old Allentown Preservation district and consists of 19.6 acres. The cemetery is actually two adjacent 19th Century burial grounds. Union Cemetery opened in 1854; West End Cemetery opened in 1876. They united as a single, non-profit cemetery organization on May 4, 1895. The …


Rich in history, the Union and West End cemetery is a jewel in the center of Allentown. The cemetery is used by many as a passive walking park and genealogy resource. The Union & West End Cemetery has been in operation since 1854.