City cemeteries open for Memorial weekend; Civil War group plans 2 tributes May 25
Cemeteries maintained by the City of Boise will be open to visitors throughout the Memorial Day weekend. A Civil War volunteers group has special tributes planned at two sites on Monday, May 25.
On May 25, the Idaho Civil War Volunteers will conduct their annual Civil War flag-raising ceremony, eulogy, and gun salute at 12:00 p.m. in Silent Camp at the Veterans Monument in Morris Hill Cemetery, 317 N. Latah. The ceremony will be repeated at 1:15 p.m. in the Fort Boise Military Reserve Cemetery, 1101 Mountain Cove Rd. The ceremony pays tribute to fallen soldiers and recognizes the significance of Memorial Day.
Staff will be on site at Morris Hill Cemetery to assist family members and visitors from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. May 23 and 25 and 11 a.m.-3 p.m. May 24.
At graveside, visitors are welcome to place artificial flowers, flags, fresh flowers, and wreaths. No glass or breakable containers are allowed. All mementos must be picked up by June 1 for those who wish to retain them.
Morris Hill Cemetery
317 N. Latah
Boise, ID 83706 ( map)
460 E Warm Springs Ave.
Boise, ID 83712 ( map)
Fort Boise Military Reserve Cemetery
1101 Mountain Cove Rd.
Boise, ID 83702 (PDF map)
The Cemetery Main Office is located at the Parks & Recreation Administration Office
1104 Royal Blvd, Boise, Idaho 83706
Hours: M-F, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
208-608-7598 or e-mail
Map to/from Morris Hill Cemetery and Parks & Recreation Administration Office
Cemeteries are open seven days a week from sunrise to sunset.
ONLINE SEARCH FOR CEMETERY RECORDS
Boise Parks & Recreation has an online record search that you may search for burials by name. We make every attempt to ensure the accuracy and reliability of the data contained in our records. However, Boise Parks & Recreation makes no warranty, guarantee or promise, expressed or implied, concerning the content of the records.
If you have additional information about any of the interred, or believe that the information we have is incorrect, please contact us. We will need to see documentation supporting your request for correcting any information in our database.
Fort Boise Military Cemetery
Morris Hill Cemetery