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Address: Frankfort, KY
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The cemetery contains Kentucky's only momument to black Civil War soldiers.

The cemetery contains Kentucky's only momument to black Civil War soldiers.

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Very run down. It's very sad that this is not kept up considering the memorial. We drove in...took a picture of the memorial...and drove out very quickly. It's located in a bad... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
Jessalayne
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

The area of the cemetery may not be in the ideal location - but that cannot be changed unless all the bodies were exhumed and relocated. Their are two areas- the new and old. In looking for an old grave for a relative of a deceased person to take a picture - I fell in a sunken grave! I understand... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

Very run down. It's very sad that this is not kept up considering the memorial. We drove in...took a picture of the memorial...and drove out very quickly. It's located in a bad part of town.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

Most of the trees in the cemetery are labeled and it is a great educational tool. The cemetery is always neat and sits atop a hill in Frankfort and you can see the Capitol building and the Kentucky River from there - great views!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2011

What should be a historic and revered area of Frankfort sits derelict and neglected. Site of a memorial to the blacks that fought in the Civil War, this cemetery is surrounded by a broken down, rusting chain link fence that's been cut in many places and lies next to low income housing projects. Many grave stones are knocked over by... More 

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