Forest Lawn is a historic garden cemetery founded in 1849 whose first interment was in 1850. Still in operation, the cemetery is the final resting place for the many men and women who built and made Buffalo, Western New York, and the Nation what it is today. The Margaret L. Wendt Archive and Resource Center is a local resource that makes available the cemetery’s 1.2 million historic documents including over 350,000 individual family records. Records available at the Wendt Center facilitate genealogical and historical research.
Forest Lawn Cemetery - Margaret L. Wendt Archive and Resource Center is a member of the Western New York Library Resources Council.