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Key West Cemetery

701 Passover Lane, Margaret and Angela Streets, Key West, FL 33040
305 292 6718
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Ranked #24 of 83 Attractions in Key West
Type: Cemeteries
Activities: Hiking
Traveler Description: Key West Cemetery is extremely interesting.  When you enter the cemetary at the main entrance, you can pick up a pamphlet that contains a map and... more »
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

This is an old cemetery. We had a good time reading the stones and following along with our printed brochure.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

If you want to do something a little different visit Key West cemetery. Full of history, interesting headstones and as it gets very late in the day, a little spooky! Try this one.

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metro area Washington, DC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

An old cemetery. My relatives of long ago, early 1800's until more recent years are buried there. Big family, lots of grave sites. In the cemetery, one head stone reads, "I told you I was sick." Dry English humor. If you drive around the outside of the cemetery you will see some unique trees such as the sausage tree with... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

My teenage daughters thought it was quite strange to visit a cemetery, but on tandem bikes they were stuck doing what my wife and I decided to do. So, bike to this cemetery we did. It was hot, but good free fun. Lots a interesting tombstones plus birds and iguanas. I'd recommend visiting if you have bikes. Worth at least... More

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Sterling, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

You are reminded of New Orleans when you visit the Key West Cemetery.Bodies and vaults are above ground and there is a lot of history everywhere.The memorial to the Maine disaster was interesting.We spent an hour soaking in the history.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

The Key West Cemetery is similar to most historic graveyards, except for the army of Iguanas patrolling the grounds. Good for a quiet walk to admire the art of the memorials, or to check out the variety of reptiles crawling over them, soaking up the sun.

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Amarillo, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Lots of history and a very interesting. We took the self walking tour. and learned so much about what we had already seen in Key WEst. Great quiet adventure.

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North Branch, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I talked my friends into a walk and ended it at the cemetary. It was hot so the Iguanas were sunning. There's no public restroom so stop for a cold one and use the facilities. Interesting history and sections within.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Drove through on an electric cart with a map provided by the cemetery. Historic notes of interest are noted on the map. Good way to learn history and spend a little time off the beaten path of the normal tourist traps.

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Lots of history here.This historic site was very peaceful.The only cemetery I've ever found to be peaceful, beautiful and gave me fits of laughter ... due to some of the funny notations on the head stones. A self guided tour is fun. Another must do activity when you go to Key West. And it's free.

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