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Key West Cemetery

701 Passover Lane, Margaret and Angela Streets, Key West, FL 33040
+1 305-292-6718
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Not macabre at all!

The cemetery is almost a history lesson--families gone at the same time, inscriptions that make you... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2015
Judy B
Canal Winchester, Ohio
Interesting Characters Have Made It Their Home

Well, it's a cemetery so you know what you're getting yourself into. There are gravestones and... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2015
Saratoga Springs, New York
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A very unusual cemetery - several graves have humorous epitaphs (e.g., "I told you I was sick").
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“above ground” (173 reviews)
“uss maine” (48 reviews)
“buried here” (38 reviews)
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701 Passover Lane, Margaret and Angela Streets, Key West, FL 33040
+1 305-292-6718
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Reviewed 21 February 2015

The cemetery is almost a history lesson--families gone at the same time, inscriptions that make you smile, as well as expensive crypts, tombstones, gated plots, or nearly illegible time-aged stones. Always a place for us to visit. Pick up a brochure at the gate to...More

Thank Judy B
Reviewed 19 February 2015

Well, it's a cemetery so you know what you're getting yourself into. There are gravestones and sarcophagus' layered throughout the grounds like in New Orleans. What makes it so interesting is some of the captions that have been inscribed on a few of these stones....More

Thank Walsh13k
Reviewed 19 February 2015

This is the type of cemetery people who don't like cemeteries will enjoy. The inscriptions on the headstones are a flat out hoot. On a hot Key West afternoon when Duvall Street is packed with revelers, this is a cool, quiet, interesting place to hang...More

Thank MTClarity
Reviewed 18 February 2015

This was an interesting stop. If you enter the cemetery at the main entry on the corner of Angela and Passover, you can get a map from the mailbox. I researched their website before we went and had decided what I wanted to see. The...More

1  Thank Mary B
Reviewed 18 February 2015

We took a walk through the old cemetery. Look our for the old iguanas hiding under the old grave stones.

Thank Birdlegs52
Reviewed 17 February 2015

This is a really large cemetery with lots of history. It contains a Catholic section and a Jewish section, both of which are very interesting. There are also other defined areas such as a military section. It's actually very diverse, as all cultures and social...More

1  Thank Tracy-BO1
Reviewed 15 February 2015

Though not as interesting as New Orleans of San Juan, PR,this cemetery has some interesting history, specifically the USS Maine grave markers and moument that Wikipedia doesn't even mention. When you enter the property there is a building on the left with maps to help...More

1  Thank olegar31
Reviewed 13 February 2015

Check their website for docent-led tours. We self-guided and appreciated the different sections of the cemetery, the greenery, and the humor. "I told you I was sick" tombstone and the mari-gras style beads on one monument. Good diversion from t-shirt stores and conch fritters.

Thank Anonymous855
Reviewed 13 February 2015

There are tours available of the cemetery where relatives of some of the buried are on site to talk about the history. I passed by a group while walking around and was wishing that I would have participated in it. Many unique plots and verbiage...More

Thank xKAKx
Reviewed 12 February 2015

Several members of our party found the drive around the cemetery to be the highlight of our visit to Key West. They had never seen anything like it (although they were in the late 70s). It is a smaller version of what one would find...More

Thank RRoberts6
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Response from ras0407 | Reviewed this property |
Hardly. Conpared to new orleans it is not busy at all
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Darla H
15 July 2015|
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Response from MistyWolf |
"Don't forget to pick up a free map at the Margaret Street entrance." .. This was posted on a search I just did.
Darla H
15 July 2015|
Response from Dean W | Reviewed this property |
Free to look. Parking is very limited in this area. Had to park a couple blocks away