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Lexington Cemetery

833 W Main St, Lexington, KY 40508-2094
+1 859-255-5522
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Historic beauty.

We only had 15 minutes or so- and tired legs, so opted for a leisurely drive.around. We plan to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
kaw54realestate
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Dunlap, Tennessee
Fall/Spring Great for Visiting

Lexington Cemetery is a great place to take kids, family, etc. to study history, plants, trees... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
280bettyr
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Lexington
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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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"buried here"
in 24 reviews
"henry clay"
in 51 reviews
"flowering trees"
in 9 reviews
"final resting place"
in 9 reviews
"serene place"
in 5 reviews
"feed the ducks"
in 5 reviews
"civil war"
in 12 reviews
"historical figures"
in 3 reviews
"great place to take a walk"
in 3 reviews
"park like setting"
in 4 reviews
"rich in history"
in 3 reviews
"could spend hours"
in 3 reviews
"todd family"
in 8 reviews
"lots of history"
in 5 reviews
"few hours"
in 6 reviews
"mary todd lincoln"
in 7 reviews
"spring and fall"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We only had 15 minutes or so- and tired legs, so opted for a leisurely drive.around. We plan to return and stroll some and take in the natural beauty and view the many old headstones up close.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lexington Cemetery is a great place to take kids, family, etc. to study history, plants, trees, etc. The leaves in the Fall and blooms in the Spring are breathtaking. Obviously, a very nice place to just meditate.

Thank 280bettyr
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lexington cemetery is filled with beautiful moments that definitely make it worth touring. Various figures from local history are laid to rest here, as well as actor Jim Varney from the Earnest and Toy Story movies. If you're a local I'd recommend multiple trips to...More

Thank Brad W
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Reviewed 15 January 2018 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.

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Reviewed 6 January 2018

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
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Reviewed 26 December 2017

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

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Reviewed 17 December 2017 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
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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
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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
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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
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