Rosehill Entrance Gate and Building

Rosehill Entrance Gate

Rosehill Entrance Gate

Plaque at Entrance

Entrance Gate West Side

West Entrance Gate

Entrance Gate

Entrance Gate

Elevator along wall

     One of the most interesting features of Rosehill Cemetery is the Gate House. It was built in 1864 using Joliet limestone likely shipped on the I and M Canal.  The architect was William Boyington.  It has features of a Gothic Castle.  These are also seen in his other buildings (the Chicago Water Tower, the Chicago Pumping Station, and the Joliet Prison). The building survived the Chicago Fire. In 1975, it was placed on the National Register of Historic Sites.

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