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James Dean gravestone

About a mile out if town. Cemetery is nice setting in farm area. Gravestone easy to find. Many... read more

Reviewed October 17, 2018
Indyob
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Paid our respects

Was nice to stop by and spend some time at James Deans grave. A must do for any fan. Was able to... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2018
595jimmiea
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Camby, Indiana
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Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

About a mile out if town. Cemetery is nice setting in farm area. Gravestone easy to find. Many things left (a lot of cig butts) on stone. Even lipstick marks on stone. A little further down road is house where JD was raised. Still a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Was nice to stop by and spend some time at James Deans grave. A must do for any fan. Was able to pay our respects to him after all these years. Always wanted to make the drive and finally got the time to do it.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 595jimmiea
Reviewed March 5, 2018

It is informative to see the cemetery. It gives the history of James Dean. I enjoyed the visit. It's a good idea to bring a camera to take pictures of the tomb stone.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

Go PAST the Vet Memorial to the next drive. Second row at the top. Look for the white stones on both sides of the road.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank 123normanm
Reviewed October 15, 2017

Well, after visiting the museum we were given a map to see the grave site. Why not. It is close by. The cemetery was bigger than I expected. There was a sign pointing the way to his grave site. The headstone was smaller than I...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank JeffreyTravel
Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

Stopped here after visiting the museum. Is literally a mile away right after the Veterans memorial. Second row top of the hill is the location.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Ed S
Reviewed June 6, 2017

We visited this cemetery to find James B. Dean's grave. The whole cemetery is beautifully laid out. The gravestone is small, and his Aunt and Uncle (who rough him up) are buried at the side of him.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed May 17, 2017

We were driving through Fairmount on the way from I-69 to Kokomo so I decided to stop. My teenage son had no clue who James Dean was so I made him look up his bio online. The cemetery is larger than I expected and ended...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank MrMajestyk
Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

I stopped as part of a day trip out to Fairmount. This was a very emotional experience and I felt incredibly privileged, as an Australian fan to see this site. Needless to say I would like to return one day to pay my respects once...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Nick B
Reviewed October 25, 2016

There are numerous web sites dedicated to this plot of James Dean. It's easy to find once you get to the cemetery as they do have signs that tell you where to turn. There are all kinds of flowers and other momentoes left at his...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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