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Alamo Survivor

I don’t think this place has a restroom, and if you are looking for something specific, it could... read more

Reviewed May 20, 2019
DarkLark15
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Austin, Texas
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Lovely Historic Cemetery

This lovely little cemetery is tucked behind the Denny’s and the Doubletree and is down a side... read more

Reviewed December 15, 2018
TiaTaiLa
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Tarrytown, New York
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May 20, 2019
“Alamo Survivor”
Dec 15, 2018
“Lovely Historic Cemetery ”
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Austin's oldest cemetery.
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1601 Navasota St, Austin, TX 78702-1038
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+1 800-926-2282
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Reviewed May 20, 2019 via mobile

I don’t think this place has a restroom, and if you are looking for something specific, it could take a long time (1-2 hours). It’s beautiful, old, and fairly unkept (weeds, vines, stickers, fire ants). Drivable/accessible. SUSANNA DICKINSON Section 1, lot 363. Located on the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed December 15, 2018 via mobile

This lovely little cemetery is tucked behind the Denny’s and the Doubletree and is down a side street off the 35 frontage road. It it full of interesting statues and graves from the 1800’s. It is in need of a bit of repair. The grounds...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TiaTaiLa
Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

Took a tour of Oakwood Cemetery and what an eye opening experience. A large array of famous and not so famous in the Austin area. Very interesting.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Joel M
Reviewed July 19, 2016

Very nice cemetery with nice statuary. It was definitely worth the stop, and I'd surely visit again.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank White_Kong
Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

We always visit local cemeteries. This one had nice history. The Woodsmen of the World are very popular.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Debra S
Reviewed June 4, 2015

This could've been a great experience, but really wasn't, and I'm sad for that. We love the history of old cemeteries. But we set out with some specifics and they weren't met. The Texas travel booklet said the office would have maps. We wanted to...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank sally8363
Reviewed June 3, 2015

Always check out cemeteries when we vacation--Oakwood was a gem. Love the park style and old stones.

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank tripperColorado
Reviewed February 17, 2015

Get introduced to many of the foundering families of Austin as well as Texas in this small but historical cemetery. You will recognize many of the names because streets, hotels and parks (Zilker anyone?) are represented and buried under beautiful head stones. Make sure you...More

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank 814jamesu
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