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A cemetery in the midst of the SNP

Surprising to find a cemetery of this size in the middle of the SNP, but there it is. A wonderful... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Sue L
Peaceful cemetery along A.T.

Who would have thought of a manicured cemetery being just off Skyline Drive and near the A.T. A... read more

Reviewed June 12, 2018
Sue L
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5 days ago
“A cemetery in the midst of the SNP”
Jun 12, 2018
“Peaceful cemetery along A.T.”
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Surprising to find a cemetery of this size in the middle of the SNP, but there it is. A wonderful final resting spot for so many people and a place of solitude for family to come pay respects to their loved ones.

Thank Sue L
Reviewed June 12, 2018

Who would have thought of a manicured cemetery being just off Skyline Drive and near the A.T. A wonderful place for families to visit passed loved ones and spend time.

Thank Sue L
Reviewed September 23, 2017

Beautiful, clean cemetery with a lot of history. The Dean Family should be very proud of how wonderful they have taken care of it and kept it up.

Thank KimEriePa
Reviewed September 13, 2017

Stopped here on a whim to stretch our legs, and we have always been interested in old cemeteries. Dean family keeps this up very well, and the headstones show a family of patriots.

Thank govandy
Reviewed August 19, 2017

This still-used Cemetery is the final resting place of some of the mountain folk who used to live in the area now known as Shenandoah National Park. The cemetery is neat and well maintained by the descendants of its inhabitants. A nice glimpse into a...More

Thank Esther W
Reviewed July 22, 2016

While getting suggestions at the Big Meadow visitors center the park range told us about this cemetery. We stopped in on our last day. There is a parking lot. The road to the cemetery has a chain across but it is an easy very short...More

1  Thank Charlotte P
Reviewed July 22, 2016

My son and I visited Dean Cemetery this July same as we did on our last visit to Shenandoah National Park in July 2015. No, we do not have any relatives or friends buried here. It is just a beautiful, peaceful place to reflect on...More

Thank Larry T
Reviewed May 28, 2016

While hiking the Appalachian Trail we came upon the cemetery. While some of the gravesite go back a long way, some were as recent as last year. It is a peaceful site, and we offered a prayer for those for whom this is their final...More

Thank Margaret C
Reviewed May 23, 2016

The Dean Cemetery contains over a hundred graves and is still being used today by their descendants. It is well kept & a tribute to a family who lived in this area, as far back as the early 1800s. I would recommend reading the 80...More

2  Thank Patricia B
Reviewed October 23, 2015

A chain was up. We couldn't get in. It looked interesting. My spouse & I love to check out cemeteries. Disappointing!

Thank OwlMother2015
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