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Coon Dog Cemetery

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Address: Coon Dog Cemetery Road, Tuscumbia, AL
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Description: Where only the best coon dogs are laid to rest.

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It ended up being just a glorified pet cemetery. There is a covered picnic area, but that's the nicest thing there. I expected some more history to it, or moreso, some historical... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
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Starkville, Mississippi
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Starkville, Mississippi
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

It ended up being just a glorified pet cemetery. There is a covered picnic area, but that's the nicest thing there. I expected some more history to it, or moreso, some historical significance. There's also some statue that has been vandalized and is now fenced off, and since then hasn't been repaired or anything. Even in it's original state, it... More 

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Oxford, Mississippi, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015 via mobile

Little bit of a drive to see, but we knew that going into our trip. Whether you're a dog lover or a dog hunter it's a must see. You can't help but feel the love these owners had for their dogs. So pack a lunch and take the pretty drive out into the country and make a day of it.

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Minden, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This is a place that has a surreal feeling. We went from not knowing what a coon dog is to learning how special a coon dog can be to many of their owners. This cemetery has existed for many decades and it causes one to ponder the wonderment of life and the many treasures of life. I liked that there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Very pretty place and a great way to pay homage to a fantastic group of animals. It's off the beaten path, but well worth a visit!

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Since we don't own any pets, I didn't know what to expect at a dog cemetery, but my first impression was that this is very sweet. I am so glad we drove out here to visit....and it is a hike...about 12 miles down Hwy 247 and another 5 miles on Coon Dog Cemetery Road. But it was well worth the... More 

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Kingman, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

If you like dogs and have some extra time, the Coon Dog Cemetery is a one of a kind attraction. It is small, but the love these folks had for there dogs is truly moving. A good coon dog is hard to come by and these pets have been honored in the right way by their families! Check it out... More 

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Vero Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We went there as a lark. It did not take long to be affected by it. We were moved. These critters were loved and missed.

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Gadsden, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We visited this attraction after hearing good things from others and we really enjoyed it. It is very interesting and worth the time . Being a dog lover I was impressed by the way people remembered their beloved pets. It is unique and one of a kind! Very well worth a visit. The kids loved it too.

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Troy, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

Something interesting to see if you are in the area. Needs WAY more signage to assure you that you are going the correct way. It's located off main road out in the booneys so to speak. The cemetery is one of a kind. It's something to say that you have seen.

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Huntsville, AL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

It is exactly what it says it is . . . a cemetery for prize coon dogs. It is "out in the middle of nowhere" but why not stop and pay your respects to man's best friend at the world's only coon dog cemetery? It is a few miles passed The Alabama Music Hall of Fame and the Rattle Snake... More 

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