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Frankfort Cemetery

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Address: Frankfort, KY
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Description: The grave of Daniel Boone, which has been open for more than 150 years, is...
The grave of Daniel Boone, which has been open for more than 150 years, is the biggest draw at this cemetery.
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Interesting place

Daniel Boone's grave; lovely view of State Capital; very interesting monument to soldiers... Well-kept cemetery is a great place to just get away... Worth one's time... Saw one... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 1, 2015
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OSKALOOSA
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166 reviews 166 reviews
36 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Daniel Boone's grave; lovely view of State Capital; very interesting monument to soldiers... Well-kept cemetery is a great place to just get away... Worth one's time... Saw one person sitting on a wall looking down at city center while reading a book and eating lunch... Wish I had thought of that...

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Frankfort, Kentucky
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Have visited the cemetery several times over the last year. Now have returned to share with my adult daughter and her husband. Learning so much about Daniel Boone from the monument at his grave site. Never would have believed that he lived into his 80's was remarkable. Just walking the property seeing all the family plots and comments on grave... More 

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Frankfort, Kentucky
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

One of my favorite places around Frankfort! The view of our capitol from Daniel Boone's grave is spectacular! It's a great place for photos and stretching your legs. The trees are gorgeous year round and lots of them are labeled for identification. Highly recommend for families with young children, couples and solos. And don't be surprised if you run into... More 

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Kansas
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86 reviews 86 reviews
32 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

If you like history in cemeteries, this is an interesting place. If not...don't bother. Had some beautiful old stones and there's an outstanding view from Daniel Boone's stone overlooking the Tennessee River and the town beyond.

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Frankfort, Kentucky
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

It's beautiful, peaceful and quiet. It has beautiful overviews of Frankfort, and you can learn a lot from reading gravestones about history and about people.

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Brunswick, Ohio
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104 reviews 104 reviews
43 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We drove through because of Daniel Boone and heard the best view to see the Capitol building is from the cemetery. Interesting monuments and trees. We always feel relaxed taking in the views at a cemetery.

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Jacksonville, North Carolina
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Lots of old headstones. Pretty view of the capitol. Nice to see Daniel & Rebecca Boone gravesite. A recent addition - Memorial to the unborn. Lots of history.

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Frankfort, Kentucky
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46 reviews 46 reviews
10 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Daniel Boone's grave was very exciting to see, especially seeing the best view of Frankfort. I would recommend to everyone to at least stop by and see it.

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Lindsay, California
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55 reviews 55 reviews
27 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This short stop at Daniel and Rebecca Boone's grave had a magnificent view across the Kentucky River to the State Capitol Building. Cool, quiet and shady, a calm interval.

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Kennewick
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57 reviews 57 reviews
23 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

There is a great view of the capitol from Daniel Boone's grave sight. Lots of history. Worth a quick visit.

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