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“Not dying to get in” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Key West Cemetery

Key West Cemetery
Ranked #26 of 161 things to do in Key West
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Owner description: A very unusual cemetery - several graves have humorous epitaphs (e.g., "I told you I was sick").
Springfield, Virginia
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Not dying to get in”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

interesting place but poorly maintained and sadly much of it is in disrepair. Simply picking up the trash would be an improvement. Should be more respect for the place in general before it can be touted as a tourist sight.

Visited March 2013
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Milan, Italy
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“quiet and very particular place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

we went in key west in october, and we decided to visit the famous cimitery.
it's a very big cemetery where you can visit "funny" graves -we found the map of the most famous- and also the soldjer corner.
very beautiful and touching!

Visited October 2012
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Des Moines, Iowa
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“Key West Cemetery”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

We visited the cemetery the first day we arrived here. it is free to the public. Summer hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Be sure to check out the Key West Cemetery site before coming to find out where Sloppy Joe's grave is located and the memorial for the USS Maine. The graves are interesting, and the inscriptions on the graves are touching. Some have pictures. Most are above ground. Yes some parts of the cemetery are in disrepair but that is due to the age of the cemetery and the funds available for future preservation. They need support to help preserve this historical place, so check out how to volunteer or support the cemetery.

Visited March 2013
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Beaver Falls, New York
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“Neat site”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

Rode bikes around and inside the cometary. A really neat stop and very interesting. Plus we loved the roosters crowing around the willow trees!

Visited March 2013
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Malvern, Pennsylvania
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“Interesting”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

Very interesting to see a cemetery where all is above ground. Seemed very very crowded however there were many empty cylinders, if you will. Interesting but wouldn't want to live in close proximity.

Visited March 2013
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