Statue in the garden
Daffodils at Whipps

Restoration: Before and After


The restoration of the 19th century cemetery into a garden park, beginning in 1987. The park is today maintained by the Howard County’s Master Gardeners and is open to the public daily. It is owned by a non-profit organization, the Friends of the Whipps Cemetery and Memorial Gardens, Inc. Began as a family burial ground in 1855, Whipps is no longer an active cemetery; the last burial was in 1915.

Before The Beginning