|Forest Memorial Gardens|
Also known as: Forest Cemetery, Mount Tabor Cemetery, Swantown Cemetery
|2501 Pacific Avenue|
|Cemetery notes and/or description:|
This cemetery is located at 2501 Pacific Avenue in Olympia. This old well kept cemetery began in April 1857. It is on land that was once part of the Head Donation Land Claim. This cemetery has changed hands many times, once belonging to the Whitworth family. It was first called Forest Cemetery. In 1912 it was sold and called Mt. Tabor Cemetery. In 1922 it was sold to St Paul's Lutheran church and called Forest Tabor Cemetery until the Tabor was dropped, and is now called Forest Memorial Gardens.
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