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An interesting historic cemetery

This is a great small cemetery that is well worth a look. It is said there are more relatives of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
sallyjO336YK
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Martinsburg, West Virginia
Cemetery Stroll

Went on a Cemetery Stroll with a ghost tour. It was interesting and fun. Great history about the... read more

Reviewed October 11, 2018
Muncher53
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Emlenton, Pennsylvania
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The cemetery is the burial site for nearly 80 members of George Washington's family.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great small cemetery that is well worth a look. It is said there are more relatives of George Washington buried here than anywhere else. I don't know it that's true, but it's still fun to see.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 11, 2018

Went on a Cemetery Stroll with a ghost tour. It was interesting and fun. Great history about the stones.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Muncher53
Reviewed September 6, 2018

A classic American history location to view the resting site of many of George Washingtons relatives as well as a war general, Chew and many other interesting families from the area.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Chuck C
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Enclosed by a large stone fence off Church Street, Charles Town, WV, you’ll find a true place of rest from American History. Bring along your cell phone or tablet for research in this church graveyard because at each turn you’ll spot another name that will...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Teresa F
Reviewed June 28, 2018

We had a great time researching! We found the Washington graves, Aisquith, and many others. the graves are kept as well as possible and we shall return many more times.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

This church is rich in history and great people. Whether in town for a short time or a lifetime this a welcoming and open church. Our daughter was baptized there and they also have a child care room for small children.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed November 10, 2017

ZION EPISCOPAL CHURCH CEMETARY IS A GREAT PLACE to learn about some of our country;s history. There are several members of George Washington and his brother Chrales in the cementery. The reading of the monuments was educating !

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 13, 2017

A number of George Washington's family members are buried here. The cemetery is well taken care of which is so good to see.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Sue N
Reviewed September 1, 2017

I can't say enough about how much I benefit from periodically visiting Charles Town & digging deeper and deeper into what was going on during the middle 19th Century. I love visiting on a summer weekday, when I am nearly always alone with my deep...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Mark C
Reviewed July 11, 2017

I went on my own, no guide or brochure. The cemetery located in central Charles Town, WV was empty the day I visited...quiet and peaceful. Wondering through, I found bits of history were on every tombstone, several with "Washington" chiseled into them. Worth a visit...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank David K
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