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Key Underwood Coon Dog Memorial Graveyard

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Address: Coon Dog Cemetery Road, Tuscumbia, AL
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Where only the best coon dogs are laid to rest.

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Sweet Home Alabama

While traveling to Tuscumbia our group just couldn't resist stopping at the Coon Dog Cemetery. It is the only all coon dog cemetery in the country. These people are serious. It... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2016
Tricia N

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Haleyville, Alabama, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely one of a kind. It's very interesting to see how far some of these beloved dogs traveled to be placed to rest.

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Thank Tabatha S
Huntsville, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I can't believe I got that far for a such place. I would never go again. No much to see it is in the middle of no where...REALLY!

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Thank Juracy1971
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

While traveling to Tuscumbia our group just couldn't resist stopping at the Coon Dog Cemetery. It is the only all coon dog cemetery in the country. These people are serious. It was really unique, fun/interesting to read the headstones, and to say we'd been there. If you're in the area you should definitely take the time to stop by. BTW,... More 

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Thank Tricia N
Hoschton, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

This place is way out in the boonies but if you like dogs and want to visit an unusual spot, then go! Interesting to read some of the gravestones and see how many coon dogs are buried here. There's even a picnic pavilion if you want to have a meal out there!

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Thank Norma W
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Enjoying the adventure. Two hours of walking, looking and enjoying this awesome side trip. Very interesting to read the guest register. People from New Zealand, Hawaii, and more. If you love dogs, this is a meat experience.

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Thank Lisa F
Jonesboro
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

My friends and I decided to stop and visited the cemetery! There were some pennies on the gravestones and beautiful well cared for! It showed the real love for the Coon dogs! It's nice drive and interesting place!

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Thank lsutiger54
Kansas City, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

I was very excited to visit the cemetery as all of our animals are like family, but soon after arriving we were stung several times by black fire ants. I would definitely recommend wearing tennis shoes when visiting and be careful!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

We happened upon the sign for the coon dog cemetery. Who could resist? We enjoyed it. It's something different and there was more to it than you would think. I don't know if I would base a trip around it, but if you are in the area, it is a fun stop.

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Thank CarolyninAtlanta
Mobile, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Long drive, but worth it. We loved reading the tombstones and taking pictures. If you walk to the right of the property will will find a trail to a natural spring in the woods.

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Thank Rsavell
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

Interesting, not sure what the pennies on the gravestones were significant of though? Moving. Picnic tables under covered pavilion and outhouses. I'm

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