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Address: Highway 95, Goldfield, NV

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Several Specialty Cemeteries In one Big One

There are several different cemeteries here. One is Catholic, and there is one general one, and there are two different ones toward the back. The public one was the most... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2017
Tim O
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Nashville, Tennessee
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Nashville, Tennessee
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Reviewed 23 March 2017

There are several different cemeteries here. One is Catholic, and there is one general one, and there are two different ones toward the back. The public one was the most interesting. The way the graves are laid out and the crosses that have been added for those that have not made it through the years. The local historical society is... More 

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Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

This is just an old cemetery with just head stone. There is nothing to see. It's not a tourist site.

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Thank KS N
Ontario, Canada
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

I have wandered around the many so called boot hill cemeterys in the country but none like this.This is the real deal,, hundreds of marked graves,and many more hundreds unmarked.worth the stop.Many wild black burros in nearby fields.

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Thank 170dan35
Goldfield, Nevada
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Reviewed 20 August 2016

The Goldfield Cemetery is a very old historic cemetery. It is very interesting to read the head stones and how young a lot of the people were.

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Marysville, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

The first time we were here, years ago, we found this cemetery quite by mistake. We were enthralled and loved wandering around all of the old graves, many is disrepair and sinking. We found a grave that simply said, "Here Lies Shorty" and there was a full bottle of wine and two glasses on the grave. We tried to find... More 

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Fresno, California
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Reviewed 22 February 2016

Having passed thru Goldfield a number of times but could not stop for I was on a schedule,I returned for a long weekend trip from central Ca.We strolled thru the town looking and taking pictures but the main reason for going to Goldfield was to see the graveyard ! I have read the book by Ann Ellis and was taker... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

I'm talking about the cemetery! This is a classic western town. Stop have a look around and chat to the store owners. The cemetery is right out if a western movie. I loved the whole place.

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Ridgecrest, California
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Reviewed 11 January 2014

loved the history of this place, We drove around to all of the different sections you will fine very unusual grave stones if you like to see old cemeteries this is a place to see.

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Winnemucca, Nevada
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Reviewed 1 December 2013 via mobile

I really enjoyed walking around looking at all the old headstones. There are some really old ones here. We also went at night because the other person I was with thinks he can speak to ghosts. Clearly hes delusional. Haha.

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Thank Phyllis V
Marina, California
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166 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2013

Fascinating history lesson from reading the epitaphs. It was very windy and dusty just before it started to snow.

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