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Lexington Cemetery

833 W Main St, Lexington, KY 40508-2094
+1 859-255-5522
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take the time to drive it

Oh, what a drive. A beautiful fall day. Take your time and get out. So many unique sites to see... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
KristyMcCullers
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Loganville, Georgia
Large, Beautiful Cemetery With Much to See

I enjoyed devoting about two hours to seeing much of this beautiful cemetery this afternoon... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
James G
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Lexington, Kentucky
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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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“buried here” (24 reviews)
“henry clay” (51 reviews)
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833 W Main St, Lexington, KY 40508-2094
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

I visited the Lexington Cemetery to see the burial plots of the historic figures known around town. The cemetery was very clean and well organized, not to mention absolutely breathtaking in a scenic sense. One of the workers was very kind and helped us navigate...More

Thank Kelsey P
Reviewed 21 August 2017

The cemetery is peaceful and expansive. There are many historical figures buried here with elaborate mausoleums. The trees are impressive too. There are signs and placards to explain the historical significance to unlearned folks like myself.

Thank SnackPack2015
Reviewed 29 July 2017

I have a fascination with old cemeteries and memorials and was so anxious to see this huge, old cemetery. Unfortunately the maps provided are very confusing and we were unable to find the oldest, most interesting plots. Some driving areas have a colored line down...More

Thank SpringHillMary
Reviewed 21 July 2017

this was a beautiful cemetery, great way to spend some time while traveling. I walked through the cemetery one Sunday afternoon and visited the civil war graves and memorial very beautiful well maintained property

Thank David R
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