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Johnson's Island Confederate Cemetery

Johnson Island Causeway, Marblehead, OH 43440
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My son and I visit this place everytime we come to Lake Erie, Marblehead,Ohio. We are so touched by... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Great history to be viewed at this location. It shows a lot of researched history. Great place to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gina S
Attica, Ohio
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Johnson Island Causeway, Marblehead, OH 43440
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My son and I visit this place everytime we come to Lake Erie, Marblehead,Ohio. We are so touched by the hundreds of old marble headstones in the cemetery. To know we were standing on an actual battlefield is amazing. The noted information there tells all...More

1  Thank dskeens
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great history to be viewed at this location. It shows a lot of researched history. Great place to show respect to those that served.

Thank Gina S
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

It was very interesting and a real tranquil pretty place for the soldiers to be laid to rest. The island is accessible by car.

Thank Mary E J
Reviewed 31 March 2017

It cost $2.00 cash only to get onto the Island. The island is beautiful and has a pretty inlet with cliffs and large castle like homes. The confederate prison cemetery is very well maintained. There is a box at the gate with a brochure about...More

4  Thank Shelly S
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Just visited this place after my father-in-law told us about it and showed us around. Very classy as all the graves are kept in great shape and had wreathes on each tombstone for the holiday season.

Thank Jonathan S
Reviewed 9 November 2016

We came across this place looking for other places! Civil War history here in Lake Erie, just across from Cedar Point! There was a prison here used to house Confederate Officers, two of them well known. While there is not all that much to see...More

2  Thank Bruce L
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

$2 toll to get to the island. Lots of great homes to see and the cemetery is quite historic. Right on the lake with great views. Well kept old civil war cemetery

Thank bjorn5555
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Traveled out of the way to visit this cemetery and I'm glad I did. It's a quaint cemetery but a great piece of history. Beautifully preserved.

Thank mcfought82
Reviewed 24 September 2016

We were really glad we made the effort to find this. The historical significance of this site made it of interest to our group. As others have noted, it is hard to find. It took us two attempts to find it.

Thank Juliann M
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Kinda hard to find, the historical marker at entrance to road is small enough you can drive right by. There is a gate that you put in $2 (don't pay coming out). There are houses here as well so you may see others using a...More

Thank wordnerd71
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17 July 2017|
Response from Jonathan S | Reviewed this property |
I did not see anything posted but there is a fence. I am sure daylight hours only because of people messing with graves on such a somber place.