The oldest monument in the cemetery is the monument to Esaias Fellman, the first pastor of Rovaniemi, and his wife from the early 19th century. The most visible monument is the 1918 War of Independence statue, designed by Eevert Porila. The monument was unveiled in 1921. The pedestal of the statue bears the names of 22 deceased persons and the text “You paved the way for the freedom of the motherland, for that we thank you”.
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