2145 Compton Road, Cincinnati, OH 45231

Daniel Applegate

Garden of Roses

GARDEN OF ROSES Tornado damage requires rebuilding of pergola. On the evening of April 5, a tornado swirled through Arlington’s grounds leaving behind a line of destruction. Primarily, it twisted trees where they stood requiring their removal but the Garden of Roses long-standing pergola was totally destroyed leaving behind a…...

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Whispering Winds Scattering Garden

Whispering Winds Scattering Garden New features, designs add to ambiance While cremation may now be mainstream, back in 1986 it was still considered largely a novel option for final disposition if, that is, it was considered at all.  By a whopping 86% to 14%, Americans favored more traditional methods of…...

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Being Pet Friendly Also Means Pet Responsibility

Last September the Board of Trustees reversed its rule banning pets from our grounds.  Well behaved pets, primarily dogs, and their well-behaved human partners were invited to stroll through the memorial park provided they were…behaving.  The reasons for a reconsideration of a long-standing pet ban were varied but essentially there…...

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Improvements and Updates throughout Arlington

THE BLUE LINE AND OTHER IMPROVEMENTS Arlington’s vast green spaces and winding roads can sometimes surprise new visitors who are perhaps unsuspecting of the breadth of the park-like setting. If they missed the directional signage when they entered from Compton, they can often tour most of the entire 165 acre…...

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Locating a Loved One at Arlington

LOCATING A LOVED ONE: CONVENIENT ALTERNATIVE One critical area of emphasis here at Arlington is to constantly seek improvement in the experience of lot owners and visitors to our grounds. Sometimes improvements come through developing or refining existing services; but, sometimes they come through the introduction of new products. During…...

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Mother’s Day at Arlington

You Will Never Understand… This coming Sunday we celebrate Mother’s Day.  Those of us fortunate enough to still have our Mothers in our lives will send a card, flowers, chocolates or pay a visit to that one, uniquely special person.  But for those who can’t personally visit their Mother, there’s…...

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The Arlington Lake Bridge

For a full 45 years, the arched walking bridge that spanned Arlington Lake had been one of the favorite destinations for Arlington visitors.  It was perfect for observing the lake’s fish and wildlife.  During the spring months, it was common for the bridge to serve as the prop for prom,…...

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The Arlington Celebration of Life Campus Update

CELEBRATION OF LIFE CAMPUS PREPARES FOR OPENING We’re getting close…very close! Unfortunately, at about the time that construction began to wind down in March – when most of the work had been completed – excepting the finishing touches, almost simultaneously the Coronavirus pandemic began dominating the news, and soon thereafter,…...

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What’s Your Story?

As an organization providing a physical space fundamentally dedicated to remembrance, we believe that everyone has a story to tell and we provide an open invitation to “Tell it at Arlington.” Most of us are hard-wired with the impulse to be remembered after we’re gone – come on, admit it;…...

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Arlington Bridge – Love at First Sight?

With the installation of the new foot bridge over Arlington Lake this week, numerous comparisons of this structure with the one that had stood in place for the previous 45 years are bound to surface.  But, will it be love at first sight? Year after year visitors have returned to…...

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