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Address: 110 W Dallas Ave, Selma, AL 36701-6559
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A very old and beautiful cemetery. Although it is used as a neighborhood short cut, so you have to lock your car and be aware when crossing the street in the cemetery. This is... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 September 2016
BoonieStomper99
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Longview, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

A nice old cemetery with several famous people buried there. Easy to find. Lots of old live oaks covered in moss.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

A very old and beautiful cemetery. Although it is used as a neighborhood short cut, so you have to lock your car and be aware when crossing the street in the cemetery. This is located near the Pettus bridge, so you can do both in about 1.5 to 2 hours.

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Pinehurst, North Carolina
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5 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Beautiful and very interesting. So much history. The cemetery office was so helpful in helping me find family graves in the New Live Oak cemetery.

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Thank llupei
Opelika, Alabama
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44 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

The Live Oak Cemetery is a must see for cemetery and Civil War enthusiasts. The roads and paths are lined with old live oak trees with lots of Spanish moss. Some areas are in need of restoration. But the overall appearance of the cemetery is beautiful.

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Houston, Texas
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

upon arrival in Selma, Alabama the Cemetery is not hard to find (next to Golf course) • met a nice fella named John (USAF LtCol Ret) and gave me a sit-rep (situation report which included paperwork) on some of the "high lights" of the Confederate Soldiers buried in Old Live Oak Cemetery • and then came along a "Southern Bell"... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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266 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

Oh how completely enchanting this cemetery is! You must meander through the gravestones and take in all the names. The statuary is some of the very best I've ever seen! And I've seen a lot of historic cemeteries! I completely recommend!

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Thorsby, Alabama, United States
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157 reviews
77 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

Don't miss this opportunity to visit this place. It is absolutely beautiful. The camera can't capture the beauty in this place. There is a Confederate area that is worth visiting.

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Thank Terrie C
Brussels, Belgium
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52 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

We were for 1 day in Selma and could visit this beauty. YES this cemetery is beautiful. We kindly recommend the visit, not far from the Edmund Pettus bridge in Selma.

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Kentucky
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55 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2015

Historic cemetery draped in Spanish Moss. Gorgeous and peaceful! Can not be missed if you are a photographer!

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Thank MollyMac_11
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2015 via mobile

We went here because it was listed as the number one place according to trip advisor. It was definitely interesting. Not much of the cemetery is new and there are lots and lots of confederate soldiers and/or graves from the 1800s which we took pictures of and then googled. There is also a small section of Jewish graves which was... More 

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