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Glendale Cemetery

150 Glendale Ave, Akron, OH 44302-1914
+1 330-253-2317
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I see dead people

I mean, it’s a cemetery. It’s old and there are lots of dead people everywhere. You’re probably... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2018
markthesharkOhio
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ohio
via mobile
Ghost Tours

Our daughter in law gives tours of this magical place. The beauty is really something to see. Just... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
holeshotktm
,
Akron, Ohio, United States
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  • Very good17%
  • Average0%
  • Poor2%
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Travellers talk about
“civil war” (4 reviews)
“buried here” (3 reviews)
“local history” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
LOCATION
150 Glendale Ave, Akron, OH 44302-1914
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+1 330-253-2317
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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

I mean, it’s a cemetery. It’s old and there are lots of dead people everywhere. You’re probably walking all over dead people. It’s quiet probably because there’s nothing but dead people there. Oh and once in awhile you will run into a person who’s not...More

1  Thank markthesharkOhio
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Our daughter in law gives tours of this magical place. The beauty is really something to see. Just walking there alone is so peaceful. YES! go enjoy our Akron history

Thank holeshotktm
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

I did a nighttime walk here with all proceeds going to restore the clocktower, you can feel Akron here.

Thank Jeannie B
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

This is a very interesting and informative place to visit.Even if your not from Akron, you will really enjoy the uniqueness of this historic cemetery. Enjoy

Thank R7268UVjohnn
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

We were just looking for something to do for a couple of hours on a beautiful fall day and happened upon this amazing piece of local history. In addition to the graves of some of the nations captains of industry, there were unique notations of...More

Thank KathrynP979
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Hard to believe that a cemetery can provide an interesting visit. Some of Akron Ohio elite are buried here plus headstones dating back to the civil war.

Thank Sue C
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

I had heard of Glendale Cemetery for years and vaguely knew where it was but never had an opportunity to visit. A group of us when on a guided tour & learned so much about the movers & the shakers of Akron who were buried...More

Thank Shari A
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

Looking at the contour of the land, a valley with two steep hills on either side which have flat land at the top, the lay of the land just doesn't seem like an appropriate place for a cemetery. When I first entered the cemetery, I...More

Thank Richard E
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

This place is beautiful. So much history here. You won't be disappointed. Make sure you take a close look at all the tombstones. So many famous Akron names.

Thank markthesharkOhio
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

This fascinating gem is "hidden" away near downtown Akron. Great cemetry with interesting history. Good place to stop and walk around.

Thank dat873
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