Mount Pleasant Cemetery

Mount Pleasant Cemetery is the oldest historic place in Erie and is one of the last remaining prairie cemeteries in the United States. The rich history and incredible mountain views make for a highly coveted final resting place.

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Cemetery Search Tool

The easy-to-use cemetery search tool is your resource to finding a grave site for your ancestor as well as dates of birth, death, and burial. Additionally, available burial sites are searchable for reservation and purchase. 

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Purchase a Burial Plot

Burial plots are available for purchase. To Purchase a burial plot: 

  • First, Submit the Burial Plot Interest Form
  • Next, await contact by the Town Clerk's Office to schedule an appointment and discuss options to submit the $500 Burial Plot fee.

Schedule a Burial

To request a Burial on a previously purchased plot please complete and submit the Cemetery Burial Request form for a previously purchased plot.

A representative from the Town Clerk's Office will contact you to schedule an appointment to discuss options and submit required documents and payment (full burial: $800, cremains $250, burials after 3 p.m. or on Saturday $550).

Please note:

  • Services are not offered on Sundays or Holidays.
  • One weeks' notice is respectfully requested.

Transfer Ownership

To transfer a Mount Pleasant Cemetery burial plot(s) please see the Cemetery Ownership Transfer form.

Monument Permit Request

To request a permit for placement of a monument on a plot please complete the Cemetery Monument Permit form and email to Town Clerk.

Cemetery Rules & Regulations

View the ordinance governing the uses at the Mount Pleasant Cemetery.