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Somber glimpse of history

I have been to the main Woodlawn cemetery a number of times, as my grandparents are buried there... read more

Reviewed August 2, 2018
Cynthia K
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Euless, Texas
Stop and visit the Soldiers who secured ourr Freedom

From the civil war (many confederate soldiers honored here thanks to one slave), to today's... read more

Reviewed July 12, 2018
1991KEB
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Navarre, Florida
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

This was an interesting cemetery. Mark Twain and his family is buried here. As we visited on a rainy Tuesday, during the day, there was not much traffic. Easy to get to. We had the benefit of a tour guide who told us stories about...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 2, 2018

I have been to the main Woodlawn cemetery a number of times, as my grandparents are buried there, but this was my first visit to the adjacent National Cemetery. My family and I came specifically to see the Confederate cemetery, which was interesting partly because...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Cynthia K
Reviewed July 12, 2018

From the civil war (many confederate soldiers honored here thanks to one slave), to today's conflicts, our soldier, men and women, all races, are together here. They served this wonderful country and all of us should take time to say Thank You. We are all...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed January 3, 2018

A very nice, shady, quiet cemetery with the graves of Mark Twain, his daughter wife (and his wife's family), Ernie Davis, and Hal Roach. There is also a military section with men from many wars.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank JGMelville
Reviewed August 10, 2017

Located in Elmira after the civil war and the only place in the north where Southern Civil War dead are buried. The southerners left them here because they were buried so respectfully. Also a large (and unfortunately growing) national cemetery for all service men. Very...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank JohnandJaneS
Reviewed June 20, 2017

Saw this in a tour book and was worth visiting. A well kept cemetery and was so amazing to see all the stones perfectly lined up. Also, visited the graves of Mark Twain and family.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank sha2839
Reviewed February 21, 2017

We as a family did the laying of the wreath's on the soldiers grave at Christmas. The cemetery is always well kept and the graves looked beautiful when we were done.

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed August 16, 2016

This cemetery is adjacent to the cemetery in which Mark Twain is interred. It is quite awesome to see how straight the lines of stones are here. It is similar to Arlington National Cemetery on a much smaller scale.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank bravefilius
Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

It's right next door to Woodlawn Cemetery. It's worth visiting both. EVERYONE IN THIS COUNTRY SHOULD VISIT A NATIONAL CEMETERY ONCE. It reminds us of the price veterans and their families pay. Just as we respect them and pay homage to their sacrifice we should...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed December 13, 2015

we have family buried here. it is very pretty and has alot of history. they just put in a memorial wall which is very nice.

Date of experience: November 2015
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