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Johnson's Island Confederate Cemetery

Johnson Island Causeway, Marblehead, OH 43440
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A piece of history

If you're on Marblehead looking for something to do and you enjoy history go visit the Confederate... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dave M
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Cleveland, Ohio
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Amazing it is still here

We visited the site by boat. It is remarkable it is still well maintained. It is between two... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Donna S
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Batavia, Ohio
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
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Johnson Island Causeway, Marblehead, OH 43440
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you're on Marblehead looking for something to do and you enjoy history go visit the Confederate Cemetery. You'll have to pay $2.00 to get onto Johnson's Island but it's worth it. A well manicured cemetery with with historical markers explaining the history of this...More

2  Thank Dave M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the site by boat. It is remarkable it is still well maintained. It is between two homes on Johnson Island sand I am sure the ghosts are enjoying the beautiful view.

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My son and I visit this place everytime we come to Lake Erie, Marblehead,Ohio. We are so touched by the hundreds of old marble headstones in the cemetery. To know we were standing on an actual battlefield is amazing. The noted information there tells all...More

1  Thank dskeens
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Great history to be viewed at this location. It shows a lot of researched history. Great place to show respect to those that served.

Thank Gina S
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

It was very interesting and a real tranquil pretty place for the soldiers to be laid to rest. The island is accessible by car.

Thank Mary E J
Reviewed 31 March 2017

It cost $2.00 cash only to get onto the Island. The island is beautiful and has a pretty inlet with cliffs and large castle like homes. The confederate prison cemetery is very well maintained. There is a box at the gate with a brochure about...More

5  Thank Shelly S
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Just visited this place after my father-in-law told us about it and showed us around. Very classy as all the graves are kept in great shape and had wreathes on each tombstone for the holiday season.

Thank Jonathan S
Reviewed 8 November 2016

We came across this place looking for other places! Civil War history here in Lake Erie, just across from Cedar Point! There was a prison here used to house Confederate Officers, two of them well known. While there is not all that much to see...More

3  Thank Bruce L
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

$2 toll to get to the island. Lots of great homes to see and the cemetery is quite historic. Right on the lake with great views. Well kept old civil war cemetery

Thank bjorn5555
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Traveled out of the way to visit this cemetery and I'm glad I did. It's a quaint cemetery but a great piece of history. Beautifully preserved.

Thank mcfought82
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Angie T
1 August 2017|
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Response from Shelly S | Reviewed this property |
It costs $2.00 cash (only) to drive across the causway. The machine that lets you onto the island will only take dollar bills so be sure to take a few dollars with you.
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suzannehess
17 July 2017|
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Response from Jonathan S | Reviewed this property |
I did not see anything posted but there is a fence. I am sure daylight hours only because of people messing with graves on such a somber place.
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