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Lexington Cemetery

833 W Main St, Lexington, KY 40508-2094
+1 859-255-5522
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Gorgeous place to visit!

We love visiting the Cemetery which may sound weird but we love the pond, feeding the ducks and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
ANHPhoto
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Lexington, Kentucky
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Beautiful and full of history

My friends and I enjoyed our drive and walk through the cemetery. It was full of history and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
kbab1988
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Holly, Michigan
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Established in 1824, this is considered one of America's most beautifully landscaped cemeteries.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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833 W Main St, Lexington, KY 40508-2094
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We love visiting the Cemetery which may sound weird but we love the pond, feeding the ducks and walking around. It’s a perfect place to visit in the spring.

Thank ANHPhoto
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friends and I enjoyed our drive and walk through the cemetery. It was full of history and amazing tombstones. It took us quite a while to find the National Cemetery part. Once we found it, we spent a lot of time looking around. Beautiful...More

Thank kbab1988
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've heard of people "dying to get in" to cemeteries, but not cars! No joke, as soon as we drove into the arched stone / iron entry way, the power in our car went out! Drove down from Cleveland a few days prior and came...More

1  Thank Laura P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

You can see Lexington’s pieces of history written in stone. The cholera epidemic, most recognized families, soldiers and relevant residents are represented here. Following names and dates is an adventure that tells a new story in every corner. Best time of the year is autumn...More

Thank Joaquin E
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Oh, what a drive. A beautiful fall day. Take your time and get out. So many unique sites to see. I will be back.

Thank KristyMcCullers
Reviewed 5 November 2017

I enjoyed devoting about two hours to seeing much of this beautiful cemetery this afternoon, Sunday, November 5, 2017. The cemetery is open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. A sign states that the gates are locked at 5 p.m., so plan to leave before that time....More

Thank James G
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We were looking for Henry Clay and the Todd family. Also a section devoted to soldiers which was moving. Very beautiful. Such history

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Excellent landscaping with old growth trees, a haven for many species of wild birds. Old and new sections are tastefully laid out with clearly marked roads.

Thank bobwillcutt
Reviewed 29 September 2017

First visited for a burial and then returned to appreciate the cemetery. It is extremely well kept and has plots from both sides of the Civil War and many of the great historical giants of Kentucky. Did not know the Adolf Rupp was buried here....More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 27 September 2017

This cemetery contains quie a bit of history. It has sections for both Union and Confederate dead from the Civil War. Many monuments chronical history with stories about the deceased. The park like setting is relaxing.

Thank Stack3
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