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very huge site

this is one the grounds of the state insane asylum and you travel a road around to get to it... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Blackcat B
stark reality of early psychiatric treatment

Beautiful setting the the final resting place of the inmates at the Central State Hospital. Most... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2018
Butler, Georgia
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6 days ago
“very huge site”
Aug 21, 2018
“stark reality of early psychiatric treatment”
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Lawrence Rd and Central Shop Rd, Milledgeville, GA 31062-0001
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Reviewed 6 days ago

this is one the grounds of the state insane asylum and you travel a road around to get to it security will direct you the placards are just 2ooo who are buried there but its well over 27000

Thank Blackcat B
Reviewed August 21, 2018

Beautiful setting the the final resting place of the inmates at the Central State Hospital. Most of the graves were marked by simple brass markers with numbers instead of names. Volunteers collected them and made a fitting tribute to those who died while incarcerated. Harshness...More

Thank 550hughg
Reviewed April 13, 2017

I LOVE going here to walk. It is so full of history. It is always calming to my soul. I wish they would add a guided tour giving by a historian.

Thank canecreekgirl
Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

Cedar Lane Cemetery is a sad place left over from dreadful time in Milledgville's history. It's also a peaceful place as well. Set in a quiet place in a back corner with loads of trees and nature. We spent sometime here this afternoon, it's a...More

Thank RamonaL34
Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

This small cemetery took my breath away when visiting. We just sat and looked at the markers. Thinking of the many horrors that they likely faced and wondering if they were truly needing to be in the facility. We wondered about their lives and deaths.

Thank BillerinCO
Reviewed March 21, 2016

This cemetery has markers for the 25K misplaced or lost patients that died at Central Hospital. It is amazing to me that so many people died there and no one came to claim them.

Thank PlaidScottie
Reviewed November 27, 2015

A friend of mine took me to visit this big, little cemetery after a disappointing hike on a local bike trail. Cedar Lane Cemetery is part of the Central State Hospital campus and has a very interesting history. The iron grave markers were quite a...More

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