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Old Live Oak Cemetery

110 W Dallas Ave, Selma, AL 36701-6559
+1 334-874-2161
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Breathtakingly beautiful cemetery

I love to visit old cemeteries, so I've been to quite a few and I have to say this one is the most... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Decatur, Texas
One of the most beautiful southern cemeteries

Having visiting some cemeteries in New Orleans and quite a few others throughout the Deep South, I... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2017
Ryan V
Great Falls, Montana
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110 W Dallas Ave, Selma, AL 36701-6559
+1 334-874-2161
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I love to visit old cemeteries, so I've been to quite a few and I have to say this one is the most beautiful one I've seen. The trees are covered with Spanish Moss and I imagine it would be quite daunting at night, but...More

Thank c685710
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Having visiting some cemeteries in New Orleans and quite a few others throughout the Deep South, I didn't expect that the most lovely one would be in Selma. Spanish moss drapes down from all of the trees, and creates a hauntingly beautiful landscape. It's well...More

Thank Ryan V
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Worth a drive and a walk. Get out and enjoy but if you can't walk a quiet drive through the cemetery is also pretty cool. Make sure to go to all three as they are different a unique in their own way.

Thank ExpatAgainandAgain
Reviewed 27 May 2017

We visited in May 2017. The beauty of this cemetery cannot be over-stated. It has a great Confederate Monument and is very well cared for. Easy to drive through for those who are unable to walk it.

Thank Marcia D
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Every time we visit Selma we make sure to stop by Old Live Oak! Definitely worth a visit. Very old graves there, a lot of history and the huge oak trees draped with spanish moss is perfect for picture taking! It is a large cemetery...More

Thank paranormalqueen41
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

A nice old cemetery with several famous people buried there. Easy to find. Lots of old live oaks covered in moss.

Thank Original-Tonman
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

A very old and beautiful cemetery. Although it is used as a neighborhood short cut, so you have to lock your car and be aware when crossing the street in the cemetery. This is located near the Pettus bridge, so you can do both in...More

Thank BoonieStomper99
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Beautiful and very interesting. So much history. The cemetery office was so helpful in helping me find family graves in the New Live Oak cemetery.

Thank llupei
Reviewed 29 June 2016

The Live Oak Cemetery is a must see for cemetery and Civil War enthusiasts. The roads and paths are lined with old live oak trees with lots of Spanish moss. Some areas are in need of restoration. But the overall appearance of the cemetery is...More

Thank PJtheK
Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

upon arrival in Selma, Alabama the Cemetery is not hard to find (next to Golf course) • met a nice fella named John (USAF LtCol Ret) and gave me a sit-rep (situation report which included paperwork) on some of the "high lights" of the Confederate...More

1  Thank JIM P
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17 February 2015|
Response from thegriffithfamily | Reviewed this property |
When I visited, I do not remember seeing any posted hours for visiting. It was a public cemetery, stroll as you please:) I am unaware of any formal tours.