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very neat cemetery.

Drove through here while going to visit family. Never did find the cannons, but the cemetery was... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2018
sasysutler
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Citrus Springs, Florida
saw deer leisurely walking in this cemetery

While on a road trip through four states I enjoyed watching three fawns happily strolling through... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Nomad811675
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Tallahassee, Florida
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17 Jul 2018
“very neat cemetery.”
16 Aug 2017
“saw deer leisurely walking in this cemetery”
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The Elizabethtown City Cemetery was established in 1806. Cemetery Hill is the home of more than 60 Confederate Soldiers who died in the Civil War. Highlights include the Cemetery Hill cannon as well as the graves of actress Susie Bond and four U.S...more
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420 E Dixie Ave, Elizabethtown, KY 42701-1150
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Reviewed 17 July 2018

Drove through here while going to visit family. Never did find the cannons, but the cemetery was right in the heart of the city

Thank sasysutler
Reviewed 17 August 2017

While on a road trip through four states I enjoyed watching three fawns happily strolling through this beautiful old cemetery. This pic will be a wonderful reminder of that most pleasant day.

Thank Nomad811675
Reviewed 22 February 2017

After spending time at Lincoln's birthplace we drove a short distance to Elizabethtown KY and spotted the cemetery so we stopped in. As a family history buff I was excited to see family names I was unaware that are interred here. If you have a...More

2  Thank Tamarasister
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is the oldest city cemetery in Elizabethtown and has a great deal of history in it from original settler families, to slaves and Civil War soldiers to the perpetrator of the diamond hoax. If you like to visit old cemeteries, this is a must.

Thank lalind01
Reviewed 14 September 2016

I see some people refer to this as a tourist attraction. My wife was born here as were her friends, parents and many relatives. I wasn't born here but I've been married for 20 years to someone who asked me if I was kidding when...More

1  Thank Robert P
Reviewed 28 June 2016

While preparing for a reunion of my mother-in-law's family, I searched the E'town City Cemetery for her relatives, some of whom immigrated from Germany. What a tremendous help it was to be able to pull up the cemetery on line, type in the relative's name,...More

Thank Carol D
Reviewed 23 June 2016

See where history was made. Look down on downtown Elizabethtown see the attractions that cost you nothing but time. Short walk to so many things, take the kids and enjoy....

Thank Steven N
Reviewed 16 March 2016

If you go to the city cemetery during the day and read up on hystory, and at night go to the top if the hill to see all of Etowns night lights.

Thank Lilacsroses
Reviewed 20 August 2015

I always enjoy the chance to visit the cemeteries in whatever area I might find myself in and on my recent trip to Elizabethtown this was no different. I have grown up with the stories of the cannonball in the side of the building and...More

Thank Daniel Y
Reviewed 19 February 2015

Near the small parking area are several historical markers detailing the history of the area and some of the people involved. A gazebo houses a computerized index of the graves and maps to find them. Simple enough. There is one road entering the cemetery from...More

Thank Sharon P
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