George Washington Cemetery and Mausoleum and its neighbor, Mount Lebanon Cemetery were both established in the late 1920s. With over a dozen staff members, the cemetery offers a variety of burial and memorialization options for Maryland residents that takes into consideration a variety of multicultural and multi-denominational religious backgrounds and needs.
The cemetery has always taken care and pride to meet the needs of a variety of religious backgrounds, including those belonging to Asian, Muslim and Jewish faiths. The George Washington Cemetery and Mausoleum is a proud partner of the Dignity Memorial network of funeral properties and cemetery service providers in the United States. All faiths and cultures, as well as unique and diversified burial traditions and memorialization services and requirements are met due to the dedicated efforts of staff, who provide compassionate and gentle guidance in time of need.
The property is one of the most beautiful in the area, containing dozens of acres of green and well manicured lawns, tree-lined pathways accessible by car and foot, as well as a variety of above-ground and in-ground memorials and markers. Well designed floral and shrubbery arrangements, pathways and colorful trees mixed with evergreens provide a beautiful facility that provides serenity, peace and comfort to all who pass within its boundaries.
An enormous pond on the property provides a home for area birds and fowl, including geese and ducks throughout most of the year. Above-ground crypts, structures and facilities throughout the property are well taken care of and preserved, personifying the pride, dignity and grace of staffing caretakers at George Washington Cemetery.
George Washington Cemetery and Mausoleum is within easy driving distance and taxi services from downtown Washington, DC, area airports, accommodations, and landmarks and historical sites. Located east of Bethesda and north of downtown Washington, DC, George Washington cemetery and mausoleum is excess a bull via interstates 95, 270 or 395 or 495, also known as the Capital Beltway. A turnoff onto Avenal Road or Adelphi Road will bring visitors to the property, offering some of the most beautiful and distinctive features of any cemetery in Prince George County.