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Sinking Spring Cemetery

123 Russell Road, Abingdon, VA 24210-2758
+1 800-435-3440
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Historical Cemetery with a view

I'm and not sure how I ended up at this cemetery but we walked around looking at all the old... read more

Reviewed April 27, 2017
Jalynn C
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Memphis, Tennessee
It is a drive-through cementery!

A lot of old tombstones, ( from Revolutionary- civil war eras) history and Important town figures... read more

Reviewed April 17, 2017
droppingnewz
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Northern Virginia, Virginia
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  • Very good40%
  • Average20%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
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“above ground” (2 reviews)
“buried here” (2 reviews)
“civil war” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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123 Russell Road, Abingdon, VA 24210-2758
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Reviewed April 27, 2017

I'm and not sure how I ended up at this cemetery but we walked around looking at all the old headstones for several hours. It is set in a area where you can see the ridge of the mountains and we are there until sunset.

Thank Jalynn C
Reviewed April 17, 2017

A lot of old tombstones, ( from Revolutionary- civil war eras) history and Important town figures are all in this places. You drive through this cemetery and if you wish you just hope down your car to check on a spot or two. My kids...More

Thank droppingnewz
Reviewed February 17, 2017 via mobile

Sinking Springs cemetery in Abingdon, VA is not that far off I-81. When we first arrived, I wanted to take a picture of the ivy covered crypt. At first we thought something was wrong with our camera because a dense mist appeared on the left...More

Thank Kelley H
Reviewed October 19, 2016

This is a beautiful, well kept historic cemetery spread out of gently sloping hills. It's very easy to walk the entire cemetery if you want to read all the headstones. Brig. Gen. John B. Floyd and Lt. Col. W. Blackford of the Civil War are...More

1  Thank cheryl h
Reviewed March 12, 2016

Interesting way to get a glimpse of Abingdon history back to Revolutionary and Civil War times. Cemetery unfortunately does not provide much information about location of graves or about the folks buried there.

Thank Randell N
Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

Pull up and get a map off the gate. The map shows the different burial plots and the history of those people and families. Log cabin on site and Robert E Lee's cousins buried here.

2  Thank Coming-n-Going0890
Reviewed September 13, 2015

Really a lot of history here. Stop at the gate for a brochure. They have a detailed map to follow in which you can easily find interesting grave sites.

1  Thank Mary D
Reviewed August 9, 2015

Had a bit of extra time and drove through. Informative brochures available at gate. Would like to have more time to walk around and really look.

1  Thank DAB821
Reviewed July 14, 2015

We were not aware of any pamphlet to help us with guiding us about the cemetery. There was an interesting mausoleum like mound that looked like a cave. We didn't get out to see who was buried there. Our loss.

Thank Beverly L
Reviewed June 10, 2015

Seriously, wonderfully historic cemetary with many graves of soldiers from the Revolutionary and Civil Wars. Several important historic Virgina political figures as well. It doesn't matter if you know anything about history, just the diversity of tombstones are a sight to see. Also, the relocated...More

Thank travelinhillbilly
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