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Marietta Confederate Cemetery

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Address: North 120 Loop & Cemetery Road, Marietta, GA 30067

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Old Cemetery.. back in time

Interesting piece of history. The founding of the cemetery by the 3 women adds a special fact to this historical location.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Marietta, Georgia
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Marietta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Interesting piece of history. The founding of the cemetery by the 3 women adds a special fact to this historical location.

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Shropshire, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came across this cemetery and its history quite by chance, we live in the UK and do not know too much about this part of the American past. However we spent a couple of hours here which was very informative and peaceful and has made us want to learn more.

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O'Fallon, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This cemetery was a bit difficult to find and the roads in the cemetery are very narrow. The grave markers are so worn, you can't read them. There are only a few descriptors about the confederate part of the cemetery. A really neat piece of history though!

Thank Paul P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best to visit this attraction as you take a ride on the Marietta Trolley. In that case, there is a narrator who gives informative information on this feature. It's worth the cost and ride! You'll get much more benefits.

Thank readygirl2015
Fort Benning, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

From the website: ---This cemetery became the first place in the south where the Confederate flag was allowed to fly.--- This was not the biggest, oldest nor more artistic-looking cemetery I have ever visited, but I loved that they have the names that you hear about in the Museum of history. For example, Mary Phagan's grave is there, and a... More 

1 Thank mp0ssa
Tullahoma, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

A sober place where thousands of war heroes are buried. Each headstone represents a life wasted on the alter of war and greed.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

The directions may seem frustrating; however, the cemetery is worth visiting. It is apparent that there are people who are doing what they can to maintain the cemetery. It is a blend of old Marietta families as well as Confederate soldiers.

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Scotch Plains, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016

Visiting any cemetery is a moving and emotional time. Once you enter Marietta Confederate Cemetery, you realized how many sacrificed their lives for the country. It's probably one of the only places where the confederate flag still stands. Thank you to those who served and are serving. God Bless America!

Thank L M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016

The Marietta Confederate Cemetery is very old and has old Marietta families graves as well as Confederate and Union Soldiers. The family section at the top is very interesting with beautiful old headstones and statuary of historical figures. I find this cemetery very peaceful and solemn and usually empty so a great place to go to meditate on life or... More 

Thank Clair R
Marietta, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

The Marietta Confederate Cemetery is about four blocks south of Marietta Square. You might want to access it via Atlanta St and Brown Park, as there is a lot of traffic along Powder Springs St. The (mostly) grass-covered hillside has low graves, and is a quiet reflective place. About 3,000 Confederate soldiers are buried here, mostly from the Atlanta Campaign... More 

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