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Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery

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Address: Lexington, VA
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Quaint, Beautiful Cemetery

The Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery is a quiet, serene location in downtown Lexington. Stonewall Jackson's grave is the primary reason for visiting. It's an impressive... read more

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The Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery is a quiet, serene location in downtown Lexington. Stonewall Jackson's grave is the primary reason for visiting. It's an impressive monument. Once you've seen it, there's not really anything to do; however there are several graves of other civil war heroes. Overall, a lovely old graveyard that's worth stopping by. Please note: pets are welcome!... More 

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Cookeville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you are into Civil War history this is a place for you. However, if you just enjoy history, this is the place for you. Opened dawn to dusk. Easy to location to get to. A nice stroll to Stonewall Jackson's memorial.

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Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery is located at the south "end" of Lexington on Main Street (US 11 BUS). There is on-the-street parking nearby. After a few steps in, you'll come to a glass case showing a map of the cemetery, with a list of the notables buried there. Unfortunately, the map/list is so faded as to be pretty useless... More 

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Providence Forge, VA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Although the "legend/locator" sign is faded and needs replacement, there are many notable graves and monuments in this cemetery worth a visit, not the least of which is the statue of Stonewall Jacksom.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

If your visiting Lexington because of its historical beauty, you should not miss a reflective walk through this local treasure. The wealth of references that you'll find throughout, particularly the older markers, will surely keep you engaged in our local & national heritage. You will not be disappointed!! Located within easy walking distance of downtown. Be sure to include this... More 

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Portland, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Rich in history and the site of Stonewall Jackson's grave. A must visit for history buffs, students of the Civil War and those interested in Stonewall Jackson.

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Opelika AL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016

A pleasant walk through a beautifully landscaped space. Step back in time and let history unfold around you as you stroll the walkways of the cemetery.

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Reviewed 13 November 2016

Interesting, old cemetery. It is on Main St, so easy to find and walk around. It is well maintained and worth going to see the memorial.

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Raleigh
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

Lovely stroll through the cemetery, provides quite time for contemplation and viewing old stones. There is not much in the way of scenic vantage points, but a nice way to while away some time.

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East Syracuse, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 329 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

The cemetery's graves date back to the 1790's up to the present. At least three officers & soldiers date to the American Revolution with a large number of Confederate civil war veterans, at least 27 that I was to photograph. There maybe more, however weather & time have eroded away the stone's carving's date. All confederate veteran graves are marked... More 

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