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Lexington Cemetery

833 W Main St, Lexington, KY 40508-2094
+1 859-255-5522
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Lovely Walk-about

I love cemeteries. There is a lot to love about the Lexington Cemetery: gorgeous setting, historic... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Piercedlibrarian
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United Arab Emirates
Lexington Cemetery

Stopped at the Lexington Cemetery. Huge and very interesting cemetery. Beautiful cemetery... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bluebirdsinging
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East Earl, Pennsylvania
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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 3 days ago

I love cemeteries. There is a lot to love about the Lexington Cemetery: gorgeous setting, historic importance, the water features, the geese, the excellent maps. But my favorite part is the coloring page children's map of the Lexington Cemetery. I so wish I would have...More

Thank Piercedlibrarian
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped at the Lexington Cemetery. Huge and very interesting cemetery. Beautiful cemetery. Interesting to stop and read some of the monuments.

Thank Bluebirdsinging
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow, First of all, get a map, or memorize the center lane colors, or drop breadcrumbs.....Hah! so easy to get lost!

Thank RhotanVonRhotan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful during Spring when the tulips are in bloom. So many colors and variety. Beautiful well kept grounds.

Thank kygirl84
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Final resting place of Henry clay and many other locals people. the history in this place is incredible. So many headstones and monuments from the 1800's and some even older

Thank Eric S
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

We drove around for about 45 minutes. It would have been a great place to take a walk. There are beautiful trees and many flowering bushes. The monuments were lovely to look at not as ornate as a Catholic cemetery but still very meaningful. This...More

Thank KarenMcCahey
Reviewed 12 May 2017

After visiting Ashland and The Mary Todd Lincoln House, we headed to the Lexington Cemetery. We visited the Henry Clay memorial and the Todd family plot. Very expansive cemetery. Make sure you get a map at the front gate.

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Neat cemetery but go to the Visitor center first to pick up a map. It will be most helpful. We were there on a rainy day. So not as much fun but there is a variety of stones and some goo history.

Thank 614PW
Reviewed 23 April 2017

The cemetary is home to trees that were there when the constitution was signed and some of our famous forefathers like Henry Clay. It is an amazing garden as well as a cemetary full of history. Mary Lincoln's parents and siblings are buried there. It...More

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 19 April 2017

My Mom and I were in Lexington for an outing. She had heard that the flowers were beautiful in the Lexington Cemetery so we ventured there to see for ourselves. The entire place is beautifully landscaped and kudos to the cemetery for letting families plant...More

Thank 180trilleb
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