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Hank Williams Memorial - Oakwood Annex Cemetery

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Address: Upper Wetumpka Rd, Montgomery, AL
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Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: Grave sites of Hank Williams, Sr., and his wife in the Oakwood Cemetery...
Grave sites of Hank Williams, Sr., and his wife in the Oakwood Cemetery Annex.
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Nice Memorial

Was a neat place to visit. We stopped by early on a Sunday morning while traveling through on our way to Orlando. It was easy to get to and the memorial was very nice. There... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Morrilton, Arkansas
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Morrilton, Arkansas
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Was a neat place to visit. We stopped by early on a Sunday morning while traveling through on our way to Orlando. It was easy to get to and the memorial was very nice. There weren't many people there when we visited so it was easy to take plenty of pictures and read all of the stones. Would recommend for... More 

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Bentonville, Arkansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Interesting cemetary. It is very large and interesting with the shear number and diversity of grave sites on several rolling hills. If you are looking for Hank's final resting place it is in the far Eastern sided of the Cemetary, Look for (2) tall white (fairly modern looking head stones...

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Greenwood
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

My father was a huge Hank Williams fan and I fell into his footsteps. The cemetery was easy to find but I did not go down the main road far enough. Once I did I found that the entrance was well marked. The memorial is well kept and respectful. I have been three times, at different parts of the day,... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Visited the memorial first thing in the morning. Kind of got lost trying to find it because I pulled into the main cemetery first (instead keep going, the annex is just passed it on the same side of the street). I was the only one there at the time, so I pulled up the Hank Williams station on Pandora (on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This is a fitting site for such a legend. His #1 hits are engraved on the headstone and his hat and boots are cast in granite

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

I know they can't move graves around...but I do wish their was a park and walk up sort of thing. It was really clustered and cars idling a few feet from grave. Still glad I went. Was glad to show my children. I think I'll go exceptionally early exit time.... so I can have a moment. RIP Hank.

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Meeker, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is a beautiful grave site. Lots of other old markers in this cemetery. Nice little drive and this cemetery contains some of the historic markers as well.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

A nice life size statue of Hank - worth the stop if you are in the neighborhood - but not worth going too far out of your way. The nice part about Montgomery is there is so much to see - you can see a lot in the same area without going very far. A visit to the Hank Williams... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Okay, don't think ill of me, but I'm not a Hank Williams fan, but I am interesting is American musical history, and he's certainly a major part of it, so a visit to his grave was worth it, to see a very interesting sight, and the solemn adoration of his fans when the visit, and believe me, there's always someone... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We drove through the cementary till we found the tomb. Interesting to see the other sites too, such as the section for RAF and French Air Force

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