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Hollywood Cemetery

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Address: 412 S Cherry at Albemarle St, Richmond, VA
Phone Number: 804 648 8501
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Historic Beauty - Gorgeous Place of Rest

Beautiful, historic and awe inspiring cemetery located adjacent to the James River. It's an amazing place to spend a few hours. Six VA governors and two US presidents (plus... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Washington, DC
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227 reviews 227 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Beautiful, historic and awe inspiring cemetery located adjacent to the James River. It's an amazing place to spend a few hours. Six VA governors and two US presidents (plus President of the Confederacy, Jeff Davis buried there (President's Circle is a must). It's a stunningly beautiful peace of real estate. The history there is pretty amazing. I've over 100 family... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

I have lived in Richmond for 25 years and cannot believe I have only now toured Hollywood Cemetery. We did not have the luxury of a guided tour but the self walking tour with map in hand was easy enjoyable. So much so I would definitely do it again and would also like to do the guided tour. The history... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Beautiful cemetery for etchings, photography-and if your into paranormal sighting/energy this is DEFINITELY the place. Beautiful landscape overlooking the James and lots of huge and odd headstones and mausoleums. A must see when visiting or if a resident of Richmond!

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Mechanicsville, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Just a great experience with a lot of history and interesting facts. Take the guided walking tour...it is really fun for the whole family.

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Many people would opt to skip a cemetery tour, but do't miss Hollywood in Richmond. A walking tour of this history-filled burial ground is fascinating. If you are really lucky, you'll get Kathy Whittington for the tour. She is tops. The wooded acres overlook the Falls of the James River, as well as having massive trees. Through the years the... More 

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Virginia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

If you are a history buff then Hollywood Cemetery is a great place to visit. It has everything a history buff would be interested in. Graves of presidents,supreme court judges, confederate soldiers, and many many many famous Virginians. Good place to take a stroll on a sunny day,

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Chesterfield, Virginia
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Interesting place, many unique markers. This is probably a must-do for history buffs, you can cover the full era of USA history here. Before you go, do some research so you won't waoner around as much as I did.

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Richmond, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

This is one of the most interesting cemeteries you can visit. If you are a birder, take your binoculars. This is more for adults, since most kids will not understand what it is about, and will probably ruin it for the adults. Take the tour, it is worth it!

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We enjoyed driving through. Some very interesting headstones. Of course interesting seeing the presidential burial sites. Beautiful riverview as well. Be sure to get there early enough to get a map. I believe they cost $1. I think the gatehouse closes at 4 or 4:30pm. They close the gate to the cemetery around 6pm. Very interesting if you like this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Huge beautifully landscaped cemetery with gorgeous holly and magnolia trees the dominant plantings. Many unique grave markers and stately mausoleums. It borders on the James River thus affording spectacular views. Have been there 3 times and not covered the entire area. If you are interested in cemeteries this is a must see.

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