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Lexington Cemetery

833 W Main St, Lexington, KY 40508-2094
+1 859-255-5522
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Beautiful especially in the Spring

Stop at the office for a brochure of the driving/walking tour of the gravesites. It has so much... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
joyceTL4
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Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania
the map didn't help much

The map didn't help much in finding certain graves. This is something they should try to improve... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
cheryl h
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Durham, North Carolina
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Established in 1824, this is considered one of America's most beautifully landscaped cemeteries.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“buried here” (25 reviews)
“henry clay” (53 reviews)
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833 W Main St, Lexington, KY 40508-2094
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+1 859-255-5522
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"buried here"
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"henry clay"
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"flowering trees"
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"final resting place"
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"serene place"
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"feed the ducks"
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"civil war"
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"historical figures"
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"great place to take a walk"
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"rich in history"
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"park like setting"
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"water features"
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"todd family"
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"lots of history"
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"few hours"
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"mary todd lincoln"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Stop at the office for a brochure of the driving/walking tour of the gravesites. It has so much info on who is where with a brief description of either the headstone or the person. There is also a tree walk or bird brochure telling about...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The map didn't help much in finding certain graves. This is something they should try to improve on. It was very frustrating. That said, it was still a beautiful old cemetery founded in 1849 with graves of Henry Clay, Jim Varney, and John Hunt Morgan...More

Thank cheryl h
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The drive through this cemetery is gorgeous, particularly in the spring with so many blooming trees.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to find the grave of an ancestor, who died in 1832. The office staff pulled out the information about the plot, made a photocopy, and showed me on a map just how to get there. There are some famous people buried there: Henry...More

Thank Pilgrim50
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

My son-in-law's family is buried there. The cemetery is beautiful and we found the grave sites. There were some Canadian geese there that were bothered by us being there but other than that, the place was very peaceful.

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Most people wouldn’t think of visiting a cemetery, but Lexington Cemetery is spectacular in the spring. The flowering trees are so beautiful, plus the tulip garden and the ponds make for an amazing drive.

1  Thank Anne W
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

This is the most beautiful cemetery I've ever visited. There are so many different types of trees and flowers planted throughout. This is where we gathered the leaves for my son's "leaf project" when he was young. It proved to be a fun task with...More

4  Thank KentuckyGirl1972
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Yes, this is an active cemetery, but it is ALSO one of the most beautiful places you will find in the entire Bluegrass region. If you are lucky enough to visit in the spring, say around the Keeneland meet in April or Derby week in...More

1  Thank gcgunn
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

We only had 15 minutes or so- and tired legs, so opted for a leisurely drive.around. We plan to return and stroll some and take in the natural beauty and view the many old headstones up close.

1  Thank kaw54realestate
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Reviewed 3 February 2018

Lexington Cemetery is a great place to take kids, family, etc. to study history, plants, trees, etc. The leaves in the Fall and blooms in the Spring are breathtaking. Obviously, a very nice place to just meditate.

1  Thank 280bettyr
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