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Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery

Lexington, VA
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Ranked #11 of 13 Attractions in Lexington
Type: Cemeteries
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Pottstown
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

I love old cemeteries and this did not disappoint me. Burial sites of famous people are well marked on a sign at the entrance of the cemetery. It was easy to find.

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Hagerstown, Maryland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

the cemetery was not well kept many of the stones looked like they were going to fall over. However the grass was mowed and we were able to walk through easily

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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55 reviews 55 reviews
14 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

It wasn't much trouble to stop and stroll the cemetery and there were a few interesting tombstones but I don't rate it nearly a high as some other posts. To each his own.

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Miami, Florida
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56 reviews 56 reviews
18 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Really enjoyed walking thru the Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery. You can really see a piece of history and the lives of those that fought in the Civil War then came home. Fascinating!

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Sanford, North Carolina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

On the downside there is no map of the cemetery, but you can't miss Stonewall and the civil war soldiers all have CSA markers to distinguish them Several of the older stones are difficult to read and could benefit from a restoration/cleaning project or a handout that tells you what is on them. Several unusual names. A good addition to... More

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Warsaw, Illinois
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Very cool attraction that is well worth the time. Our Carriage ride driver said there are veterans from every American war buried here. Obviously heavy on the Civil War, but still very interesting

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Boston, Massachusetts
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161 reviews 161 reviews
67 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Pointed out as part of the walking tour of the area. Worth the trip (and you could drive and park out front).

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Lexington
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

History buffs will love this. The statue of Stonewall Jackson is quite memorable. You can park right on the street alongside the cemetary or you can take a carriage ride and listen to the tour guide tell you all about the history of the cemetery and Lexington as well.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

We took the walk through the Stonewall Jackson Cemetery as it was on the way downtown. It has some intriguing stones and markers. It is interesting that the markers include ages and relationships to that person. Some of the stones are so worn that you can't read them! They are over 200 hundred years old! The history in the cemetery... More

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Toronto
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58 reviews 58 reviews
14 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

The obvious attraction is Stonewall Jackson's grave and memorial but there were a number of other interesting memorials to be found, including that of his first wife and her family. We went fairly early in the morning and were enchanted to see three deer moving around the stones.

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