Jayne Mansfield Grave – Pen Argyl, Pennsylvania - Atlas Obscura

Jayne Mansfield Grave

Pen Argyl, Pennsylvania

The final resting place of the Hollywood star who came to a tragic end. 


Jayne Mansfield was an American actress in film, theater, and television, a nightclub entertainer, a singer, and one of the early Playboy Playmates. She was a major Hollywood sex symbol of the 1950s and early 1960s.

On June 29, 1967 around 2am in Slidell, Louisiana a 1966 Buick Electra carrying Jayne and five other passengers plowed into the back of a tractor-trailer, obscured by haze released by a mosquito fogger.

A heart-shaped headstone marks the final resting place of actress Jayne Mansfield, born Vera Jane Palmer in the town of Bryn Mawr, PA in 1933.



Know Before You Go

Fairview Cemetery. On the south side of Middletown Road. Enter cemetery at the furthest west entrance and take the left road.

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