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Frankfort Cemetery

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Address: Frankfort, KY
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The grave of Daniel Boone, which has been open for more than 150 years, is...

The grave of Daniel Boone, which has been open for more than 150 years, is the biggest draw at this cemetery.

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I feel very lucky to have discovered this and it ended up being one of my favorite stops on this particular road trip. The view from the Boone's gravesite is something else, so... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I feel very lucky to have discovered this and it ended up being one of my favorite stops on this particular road trip. The view from the Boone's gravesite is something else, so peaceful. Absolutely not to be missed if you are anywhere in the area or passing through.

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Fenton, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had to visit my husbands childhood Herod gravesite...Daniel Boone. He and his wife, Rebecca rest upon a bluff overlooking the river and capital building. It is beautiful even in the winter. So much history here...love to look at old tombstones and names. There are some incredible tombstones. Grab a coffee and drive around...it's very peaceful.

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Thank Alison R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016 via mobile

The Frankfort Cemetery is very historic and our kids were interested in Daniel Boone's grave. By the way, if you play Pokémon Go, Frankfort is a super location, yes even in the cemetery.

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Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

There is a great view of the capital from the top of the bluff looking down. Daniel Boone grave is easy to find.

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Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

A hidden Gem for the downtown view! This is great to drive through or walk through. This is a "typical" large city based cemetery except the terrain is beautiful and hilly. We had time on this morning and once in downtown Frankfort this is a very short drive. They claim Daniel Boone is buried here! Other than a large battle... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

The Frankfort Cemetery is full of history in a beautiful setting. There is a map available to use as you tour the cemetery but it is not easy to follow. Daniel Boone's grave is in a beautiful spot with a great view the Kentucky River. The cemetery is very interesting with many notables buried there. It is worth stopping if... More 

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Thank Burying Bob
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

My son's fifth grade teacher told me to check out Daniel Boone's grave site since we would be in the Frankfort area. It was an extremely beautiful site and old cemetery with incredible views of the city. Worth a stop and the two ten year old boys I had with me loved reading the signs and viewing the memorials.

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Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

Note the beautiful old entrance to this historic cemetery. Pick up a map outside the building on your right after you enter through the gate. The view alone of the downtown is worth a visit - a good photo op. Although it was nice to see Daniel Boone's gravesite, the memorial itself was not outstanding. There are plenty of other... More 

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Burna, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

Visited site to see site of Daniel and Rebecca Boone's burial. Very picturesque view from the site of the KY River below and the Capitol. A lot of interesting monuments in older sections as well as new. A memorial to veterans was on site as well and very educational.

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Spring Hill, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

Take a little more time than you had planned if you are coming here to look at the gravestones and history. Not a lot of areas to park and leave your car, but lots of older gravestones to view and respect. Worthwhile going to if you appreciate cemeteries.

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