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Zion Episcopal Church Cemetery

Charles Town, WV
+1 304-725-5312
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For history buffs, this is a must visit

A number of George Washington's family members are buried here. The cemetery is well taken care of... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
Sue N
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Extremely Unique & Special Historical Treasure

I can't say enough about how much I benefit from periodically visiting Charles Town & digging... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2017
Mark C
,
Ocean City, Maryland
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The cemetery is the burial site for nearly 80 members of George Washington's family.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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Charles Town, WV
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+1 304-725-5312
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

A number of George Washington's family members are buried here. The cemetery is well taken care of which is so good to see.

Thank Sue N
Reviewed 1 September 2017

I can't say enough about how much I benefit from periodically visiting Charles Town & digging deeper and deeper into what was going on during the middle 19th Century. I love visiting on a summer weekday, when I am nearly always alone with my deep...More

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I went on my own, no guide or brochure. The cemetery located in central Charles Town, WV was empty the day I visited...quiet and peaceful. Wondering through, I found bits of history were on every tombstone, several with "Washington" chiseled into them. Worth a visit...More

1  Thank David K
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

If your in to history and reading old grave stones this is the place to go. Some of the stones will give you a breef history of the people that came before us.

Thank lavalink2
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Most interesting to wander around and ponder the lives of pre-20th century people buried here. A huge number of George Washington's relatives lie in this cemetery. Though I haven't seen it, I believe a comprehensive listing of all burials has been made.

Thank atinjrab
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Geocaching brought me to this restful spot. Lots of history laid out before me. The lawns were well maintained and the headstones were made of excellent quality stone, so they're very readable.

Thank Roger T
Reviewed 11 April 2016

The Zion Episcopal Church and Cemetery was located just 1 block from the Carriage House Inn where we were staying.The historic church has a stately dark brick with a towering steeple and the graveyard is a virtual who's,who of the Charles Town area,with over 75...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 28 October 2015

Walked around this cemetery just to see who was buried here. It was on the Charles Town Ghost Tour as well and is a scary place to be at night

Thank Bonnie H
Reviewed 27 August 2015

Historically and architecturally this church and graveyard was one of the reasons we moved to the neighborhood. It is old-world and charming. A fabulous church-yard rarely seen on this scale in the US.

1  Thank MRFRIENDLY
Reviewed 22 July 2015

we went to it and it was surprisingly full of historic markers A big cemetery off the main road and a nice walk from the Court House

Thank SamuelASimon
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