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Lexington Cemetery

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Beautiful grounds & notables.

We always like to check out cemeteries when traveling, for any historic or famous people buried... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
bam_and_maize
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Hermitage, Tennessee
Ok, Call Me Weird

Whenever I travel and it’s convenient, I’ll check out cemeteries. This one had all of the best... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
sstmango
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Ivins, Utah
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Established in 1824, this is considered one of America's most beautifully landscaped cemeteries.
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833 W Main St, Lexington, KY 40508-2094
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We always like to check out cemeteries when traveling, for any historic or famous people buried nearby, and this cemetery was neat to check out. I always appreciate when they leave maps of notable burials by the front office, along with having signs in the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whenever I travel and it’s convenient, I’ll check out cemeteries. This one had all of the best qualities of a cemetery...historic, stately, beautifully maintained and well organized with markers. Many famous Kentuckians are buried here, some modestly and others more ostentatiously, but they’re all dead...More

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Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

We drove through this cemetery just for kicks as we stayed nearby since it looked so peaceful and to no surprise it was. This folks have done a great job to maintain the peaceful siting. Nice work.

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Reviewed September 12, 2018

If you are looking for a peaceful walking spot that is filled with ponds, flowers, and beauty all around you, you have found the perfect spot in the Lexington Cemetery! It brings peace to the living as well.....

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Reviewed August 28, 2018

Henry clay’s burial place is there. In the spring all of the trees are blooming.They have three beautiful ponds and lots of ducks there.

1  Thank 622jojo
Reviewed August 27, 2018

If you're looking for a gorgeous, peaceful spot to reflect and enjoy some of Lexington's history, check out Lexington Cemetery. From Henry Clay to William "King" Solomon, you can learn about famous people in the bluegrass. Add the beauty of dogwoods, magnolias and chrysanthemums and...More

Thank Roger D
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

The Lexington Cemetery is so big and beautiful for a resting place. It is portioned off with lovely drivable roads. We went into the cemetery to find Henry Clay’s gravesite. The monument erected for Henry Clay is so astonishing. We also say the Todd family...More

Thank lglavey
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

We stopped at the main office first (as soon as you pull into the front gate), and they had maps up front that showed the main roads and how to see the famous people. Henry Clay’s monument is insanely huge. Park on the back side...More

Thank Fabreeze131
Reviewed August 7, 2018

The cemetery is HUGE, and it's not really very easy to navigate if you are looking for specific markers.

Thank Sally S
Reviewed August 7, 2018

What a peaceful tranquil experience. The grounds are beautiful and very well kept. A great experience for History buffs. A good place to go for solitude. Even though it is located in the City, once you enter ithru the gates, you enter solitude.

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