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Hillside, Illinois: Al Capone's Grave

Chicago gangster Al Capone is buried nearby his family's large grave monument, which still receives floral tributes.

Mount Carmel Cemetery

Roosevelt Rd, Hillside, IL
Enter Mount Carmel Cemetery from Roosevelt Rd and make a right. It's about six graves down and on the right side. A large grey headstone reads "Capone."
Gates open Mar-Sep 8-7, Oct-Feb 8-5 Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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My whole family is buried in this cemetery, so I've been going to it my whole life. I've seen people lay on the ground on top of Al Capone's grave. There are always cigars, beer, etc. left by people. The last time I was there, someone left a blunt!

[Michael R Norris, 01/17/2022]

Al Capone grave.

Al Capone's Grave

Fun photo op! People frequently place quarters on the grave of Chicago Mafia king Alphonso "Al" Capone. He was famous for tossing a quarter in his hand.

[Ben Perdue, 10/13/2015]
Al Capone's Grave

The large monument is a Capone family marker, but not Al's. Al's is a smaller, unassuming flush-with-the-ground marker nearby. I am a local funeral director and have been there numerous times.

[Scott Macy, 11/05/2012]
Al Capone's Grave

Mt. Carmel is a great place to wander around. There is a lot of history and urban legends to explore. There are many family monuments and mausoleums that are truly amazing works of art.

There is also the urban legend of The Bride, who is buried here.

[Cassie, 03/26/2011]

Al Capone grave.

Al Capone's Grave

The grave of Al Capone is found in Hillside's Mount Carmel Cemetery. Visitors sometimes leave pennies, bottles of booze, and other trinkets on the grave.

[Kristeen, 10/01/2010]

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