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

Reviewed 6 days ago
Emlenton, Pennsylvania
Some great history and fascinating headstones. Worth the time to check it out.

A classic American history location to view the resting site of many of George Washingtons... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2018
Chuck C
Wenatchee, Washington
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The cemetery is the burial site for nearly 80 members of George Washington's family.
Charles Town, WV
+1 304-725-5312
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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

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.

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

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.

Thank Joyceann G
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.

1  Thank Brian T
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 !

Thank 965bennyw
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.

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

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

1  Thank David K
Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

If your in to history and reading old grave stones this is the place to go. Some of the stones will give you a breef history of the people that came before us.

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