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Historic Natchez Cemetery

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Address: Cemetery Road, Natchez, MS
Phone Number: 601-445-5051

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This is an awesome free history lesson. The markers are well preserved. Getting out of your vehicle and walking around was really the best way to read the markers. There were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Kosciusko, Mississippi
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Kosciusko, Mississippi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is an awesome free history lesson. The markers are well preserved. Getting out of your vehicle and walking around was really the best way to read the markers. There were memorial markers for unknown soldiers and many generational plot groups.

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Taylorsville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful statues in remembrance of some colorful characters. My favorite grave site is that of a young girl who was afraid of thunder in life. In death, her mom had her coffin encased in glass and steps leading down to the glass enclosure so that she'd not be without her mom to keep her comfort during the storms even while... More 

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Nokomis, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Not easy to reach in a large motor home, but well worth the time to visit. We were particularly impressed with the variety of grave markers, the history here, and the maintenance of the grounds. This is obviously a treasured part of the Natchez experience given the age and current condition of this beautiful cemetery. All of the residents seemed... More 

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Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It was interesting but the map provided is not helpful. It does have numbers indicating where some interesting people are buried but the roads aren't marked so you don't really know where you are in relation to the burial site.

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Lake Dallas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We drove thru and saw very old stones. It is beautifully kept and very historic. Saw a portion that was Masons and Some that were confederate.

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Thank Loretta V
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice ride through. It's a large historic cemetery with plenty of rich history. Easy to get too as long as u stay on route and follow the signs to it.

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Wynne, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved riding through this cemetery and looking at the old headstones and monuments. It was fascinating to see the history!

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Thank Tonya S
Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You could walk through here for hours and never see it all. There are maps to points of interest and stories to go with each. The points of interest are marked with numbered signs. If you're lucky, you'll catch a enactment solider, in full dress, tending to the graves of those who fought in the Civil War.

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turlock, ca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Must see for all you Greg Isles fans out there. Beautiful historic cemetery just outside of town. Wanted to see the namesake from his book Turning Angel. Very beautiful. Read the actual history behind it.

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Thank cpacraig
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I wanted to visit this area because I had read about it in several books. The rolling hills and markers were beautiful. The roads in the older part are very narrow and turns are diffucult. They are one way and can get tight if in a large vehicle. It is still a good place to visit. It is a little... More 

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