Providing funeral and cemetery services in the rural community of Ellicott City and Howard County, Crest Lawn Memorial Gardens is a solid if small fixture in the community. Located at the junction of Frederick Road and Old Columbia Pike, Ellicott City and the Crest Lawn Memorial Gardens have served the needs of area residents for generations.
Located due east of downtown Ellicott City, the grounds of Crest Lawn Memorial Gardens are nestled in a large grove of trees that offer lush growth, protection and a sense of security and comfort for visitors and loved ones. Perpetually green except in winter, the grounds offer shade and privacy to grieving family members and loved ones.
Staff at Crest Lawn Memorial Gardens are proud and always ready to serve the needs of community residents, as well as those coming from other locations throughout Maryland. The quiet bedroom communities that surround Ellicott City offer a peaceful escape from nearby Baltimore, and serve a variety of multi-denominational and multicultural customers from Colombia to Elk Ridge.
As one of the oldest communities (founded in 1772) and Maryland, Ellicott City and the property at Crest Lawn Memorial Gardens has served as a final resting place of many notable area founders, politicians, and families. It is said that the cemetery has been in existence since the late 1700s and offers visitors a sense of nostalgia and history that can literally trace generations of Maryland and Howard county residents through the years. The cemetery grounds serve as the final resting place of Howard County founders, veterans and area residents, and offers majestic tombstones, headstones and statuary features.
Crest Lawn Memorial Gardens may be accessed from Interstate 70 to the west. Visitors should follow directions to Ellicott City, or access from Columbia Pike. As a historical community, visitors to the area may expect a variety of interesting landmarks and historical sites, as well as ample accommodations during their visit.