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Hank Williams Memorial - Oakwood Annex Cemetery

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Address: Upper Wetumpka Rd, Montgomery, AL
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Grave sites of Hank Williams, Sr., and his wife in the Oakwood Cemetery...

Grave sites of Hank Williams, Sr., and his wife in the Oakwood Cemetery Annex.

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Finally met the legend of country

On road trip to Nashville went 4 hrs south first to see the king of country. Grave was easy to find and very peaceful after a bit of just taking it all in i sat on the bench hit... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2016
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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As cemeteries go - this one needed some attention. I think they must have lost their mower. It was pretty ragged and I would have thought a better effort would be given, considering who (not just Hank Williams) is buried there. Anyway - the Hank & Audrey Williams Memorial is very well done and kept. It is easy to find,... More 

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Canada, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

On road trip to Nashville went 4 hrs south first to see the king of country. Grave was easy to find and very peaceful after a bit of just taking it all in i sat on the bench hit up a few Hank songs and had a beer with him. That can and me were then ready for Nashville thank... More 

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NC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

Went to see the grave of Hank Williams that's very tastefully maintained. Stumbled across the graves of British and French soldiers from WW2 that were killed at Maxwell during training. Very moving.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

its beautiful and peaceful here..i came to this cemetery to see Hank Williams' grave..i came once at about 1 am and once in the morning..the grounds are well kept and you can see that there is alot of care taken to making sure the landscaping is kept up...i was so in awe when i saw Hank and Audreys graves, they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

We went here in the past. It is part of history to me. His grave site is awesome and well kept. It is a one time need to see event. You can tell when you are getting close to the tomb.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful views and well taken care of memorials. Wonderful musical markings on the marble. Very worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

It is not what we were expecting. The grave site is easy to find and once we arrived, we were immediately impressed with the simplicity and how peaceful the location. It is definitely worth the time to pay your respects and experience an another facet of American History!

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Ellijay, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

Peaceful and tasteful. If you are a fan of country music you must make a pilgrimage here as every country star has over the decades. He was truly the grandfather of all modern American music.

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Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016

Some friends came into town and wanted to see what Montgomery had to offer, so naturally I took them to the cemetery. Funny, but true. We found it after a little bit as the navigation in my car was on the fritz at the time. There weren't any signs pointing us to where it was specifically located on top of... More 

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Vonore, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016 via mobile

I am not a big country music fan, but even I could appreciate the impact Hank Williams had on the entire music culture. My husband wanted to see the grave site. I am glad we went. It is lovely and welcoming with benches to sit. We read the song titles engraved on the stone and even I began to sing.... More 

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