The Garden of Remembrance (Gan Zikaron) Memorial Park in Clarksburg, Maryland will hold its 20th Annual Memorial Services on Sunday, September 13, 2020 at 10:00 am and 2:00 pm.
Annual visits to the graves of loved ones during the High Holy Day season is an ancient Jewish custom. Led by community clergy, the Garden of Remembrance invites families of those resting at Gan Zikaron to honor their loved ones and be inspired for the new year by rabbis and cantors from our Partner Congregations. Go to https://www.gardenofremembrance.org/remember-your-loved-ones/ to submit names of loved ones to be remembered and announced by the clergy officiating at the memorials service, or by emailing [email protected]. Read more…
Updated Garden of Remembrance Protocols for Covid-19
The Garden of Remembrance Gan Zikaron Memorial Park continues to monitor the COVID-19 situation and the information we are receiving from Partner Congregations, Funeral Homes, and Vendors; County, State and Federal Guidelines; and health authority advisories. Montgomery County, Maryland is now moving to Phase II of its Opening Guidelines, and we wish to share our updated practices for burials. Click here for all of our guidelines.
Welcome to the Garden of Remembrance Memorial Park located in Montgomery County, Maryland
“In the blueness of the sky, and in the warmth of summer, we remember them.”
(Excerpt – Kamens & Riemer)
Now is a perfect time to spend a quiet, peaceful moment at our 152-acre Memorial Park amidst green rolling hills and pathways with shelter from the summer sun. Our hills and meadows, landscaped forests, and welcoming benches invite you to enjoy the beauty of this space. Come visit, and experience the serenity of our quiet countryside setting.
We are the only non-profit, multi-congregational Jewish cemetery in the Washington area, providing members of Orthodox, Reform, Reconstructionist and Conservative congregations, and unaffiliated individuals, with the thoughtful support they need in difficult times.
If you haven’t visited our garden, arrange for a tour today. As a full service partner to you and your family, we offer a wide selection of upright granite memorials, and granite or bronze foot markers, with the largest selection in the Washington DC area. We take pride in being able to care for all of your decision making concerns, right here at the Garden. Our grounds are open every day except Shabbat and the first day of major Jewish holidays. For additional information and assistance call our Help Line at 301.428.3000.
Serving the Jewish Community and its Congregations – One Family at a Time
The Garden of Remembrance Memorial Park has become the first cemetery in Maryland to be certified as a Green Hybrid Burial Ground by the Green Burial Council (GBC).
Complimentary yahrzeit candles are available to take home for anyone visiting loved ones here at the Garden of Remembrance.
Just stop by the office!
To view burial sections for individuals
and families not affiliated with a
partner congregation, click here.