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Glenwood Cemetery

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We went to Glenwood Cemetery to not only walk for exercise but to see this beautiful place with all... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jim W
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Kerrville, Texas
A very nice place for smaller walks

A towering old oak tree, beautiful grave sites, nice walk ways and peaceful, charming atmosphere... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wander L
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Houston, Texas
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Includes the grave of Howard Hughes
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2525 Washington Ave, Houston, TX 77007-6020
Washington Ave./ Memorial Park
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+1 713-864-7886
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We went to Glenwood Cemetery to not only walk for exercise but to see this beautiful place with all of the headstones of many familiar names. The grounds are well kept and there is a certain reverence upon entering.

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A towering old oak tree, beautiful grave sites, nice walk ways and peaceful, charming atmosphere. Just the right size for a walk up to half an hour.

Thank Wander L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Years ago I took a "walking tour" of this historic cemetery led by a docent. I recently had my husband drive through the grounds with me to show him how majestic the entire place is. He is a native Houstonian and had no idea it...More

Thank MaryM10159
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautiful historic place. Howard Hughes and may well-known people are buried here. But the best reason to visit is the oportunity to see the hills, amazing oak trees and the views of Houston's downtown

Thank Valeria P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Some may consider it morbid, but it is a nice cemetery to walk through and see some grave. There are prominent Houstonians buried here. Back in the day, people used to come here to have picnics on lush grass and great view of downtown.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a hot day in Houston yet the drive through this beautiful place was well spent. I got out at various spots to walk among the markers and memorials, finding beautiful tributes to many beloved people. The historic markers telling of some of the...More

1  Thank Manazefa
Reviewed August 19, 2018

A lot of famous people. Howard Hughes and the Cooley family. Beautiful trees and lots of Houston history. I think they offer a Saturday walking tour.

Thank larrysI2089NJ
Reviewed August 6, 2018

We got here late. About an hour before if closed. It is a beautiful place to see. A lot of important people have been laid to rest,. I didn't have a map to find the grave sites like Howard Hugues so I relied on my...More

1  Thank Joslyn M
Reviewed August 6, 2018

This is a beautiful, historic cemetery. There are several well-known people buried her. I love to visit and take photos,

Thank 163bonnied
Reviewed August 6, 2018

I have lived in Houston since 1981, and never knew about the Glenwood Cemetery. We were researching Trip Advisor for the top places to visit in Houston and this came up. Talk about beauty! There is nothing morbid about seeing how, at least at this...More

Thank JLBWFB
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