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Interesting Stroll through old Cemetery

My Husband and I happened upon this cemetary while out for a morning walk. Very old... read more

Reviewed October 12, 2018
Betsyburrie
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Monroe, Georgia
Great spot for some history

Love to visit old grave sights to go tombstone searching. Found a few old ones...a navy officer... read more

Reviewed September 9, 2018
Michael A
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New Providence, New Jersey
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Cemetery listed in the National Register of Historic Places is the final resting place of many famous politicians of the 18th and 19th centuries.
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672 Stevens Ave, Portland, ME 04103-2658
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Reviewed October 12, 2018

My Husband and I happened upon this cemetary while out for a morning walk. Very old gravestones(like from the 1700's) if you like visiting old cemeteries this is worth a walk

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Betsyburrie
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Love to visit old grave sights to go tombstone searching. Found a few old ones...a navy officer from the civil war and a vet of the war of 1812 was a for real moment for my kids, and had a chance to walk the somber...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Michael A
Reviewed September 1, 2018

It was easy to find the graves of 15 family members. It was clear the area I was in. Will go again next year.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mary21West
Reviewed May 20, 2018

This is a large cemetery that many people walk and ride their bikes in. There is a pond towards the back with ducks.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank ladyme1
Reviewed October 15, 2017

Yes this is a cemetery so if that freaks you out... for the rest this is a beautiful area. Tons of trees and great for walks. At the far end is a pond full of frogs and turtles including snappjng turtles. This is an ideal...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank abconnolly
Reviewed October 10, 2017

I suppose that if you're into cemeteries, this is a good one. We visited my grandparents' graves in the family plot. It's a big place, lots of runners, walkers.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Bill J
Reviewed August 12, 2017

We spent most weekends last summer taking the myriad tours of the cemetery. The docents are knowledgeable and eager to engage in discussing many aspects of Portland's history: Prohibition, women's rights, Civil War, artists, maritime history. Besides being a great way to get to know...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Alison1771
Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

A nice way to reflect on life. A walk through the cemetery give you a look at how Portland must have been over the years. There are many notable people buried there such as Percival Baxter and many military officers as well as sea captains....More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Jim C
Reviewed May 3, 2017 via mobile

Evergreen is beautiful at this time of year - well, any time of year really. The history is palpable as you walk through the cemetery. Reading the epitaphs is interesting and provides insight into another era. A wonderful place. And the turtles!!! Hundreds of them...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank LauraF783
Reviewed January 19, 2017

Largest cemetery in maine. Even has guided walking tours. A chapel with weddings. 3 small ponds in the back. Not for swimming but we use to skate there as kids. I'm not sure if they are still plowed.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Jim O
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