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Address: Great Exuma
Description: Tombstones of an overseer and his wife who lived during slavery times.

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Tombs were interesting; the top of the hill view - DIVINE!

if you're driving down Little Exuma, you should stop and pay homage to the Rolle Town Tombs as it is a part of the history of the Cays. That said, don't turn back to the main... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 3, 2015
Tropical40
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Denver, Colorado
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Denver, Colorado
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54 reviews 54 reviews
9 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

if you're driving down Little Exuma, you should stop and pay homage to the Rolle Town Tombs as it is a part of the history of the Cays. That said, don't turn back to the main road when you leave the tombs, keep driving straight up the hill to the top and just admire what might be the best view... More 

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Great Exuma
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I would have liked a little more information of the lives of the family who passed away and lie in the tombs.....but I thought it was interesting overall.

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Miami, Florida
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40 reviews 40 reviews
19 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

a couple form Scotland inherited land in Exuma, lived in Grear exuma then relocate on Little Exuma. the wife (26 years old die) the the baby. shorlty after the husband 1793. the tombs are known by the locals, as tombs of the ancestors(obviously white people, some of the first setters).tombs are kept clean and well taken care of, over the... More 

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Surfside Beach, South Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

A must see on your road trip to Little Exuma. Stop by and see all historical site and beaches. You will find that they are marked with sign and have road access to them....roads may not be that well paved I just want to inform you. So if you do have a rental car... (please beware that you do not... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We visited the tombs as part of the Exuma Historic Island Tour. The site gives you a glimpse into the history of the island and the people who settled here in the 1700 - 1800s.

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Houston
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118 reviews 118 reviews
25 attraction reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

I really hate seeing the negative reviews of people that don't appreciate things like this. No, there isn't LOTS to see, you can look at the pictures and come to that conclusion. It isn't HARD TO FIND, there are signs pointing the direction at each turn. This was out 5th visit to the island and I was making sure I... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

Not much to see here but interesting to visit. Wear bug spray as its in the bush and you get eaten. Signage gives you a little history

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calgary
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Interesting spot, again it is history of the Great Exuma. It was a little hard to find, but worth seeing.

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Kitchener, Canada
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105 reviews 105 reviews
47 attraction reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

this is not a spectacular visit, but for those of you who are history buffs, this might get your attention. I did find it fascinating, but am not sure many others would. I only went because I had rented a scooter, and had time to check out.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

Historic insight into the island's history............you'll need to rent a car to see all the ruins.

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