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Cave Hill Cemetery

701 Baxter Ave, Louisville, KY 40204-1775
+1 502-451-5630
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Delightful place of peace

Once the largest arboretum in the South, you'll be entranced by the personality of the place, the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pattyshell
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Kitchener, Canada
So much beauty

If you enjoy antiquities, history, stone work - you will really enjoy visiting this cemetery. It is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
AndieG1603
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701 Baxter Ave, Louisville, KY 40204-1775
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+1 502-451-5630
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Once the largest arboretum in the South, you'll be entranced by the personality of the place, the beautiful plantings, the different seasons and all they offer. FOR SURE, go first in the main entrance and the driveway for its overall graciousness; exit out Grinstead Drive...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you enjoy antiquities, history, stone work - you will really enjoy visiting this cemetery. It is huge, historic, and beautiful. Check online for a downloadable map - it will list points of interest for you. We drove around for about an hour and I...More

1  Thank AndieG1603
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a beautiful place to visit....the yards are well maintained and the staff is incredible. this is a must see, We saw graves as old as 1777, people who fought for our country in the civil war, Ali (C. Clay) whatever you'd like to...More

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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Visited this place to find several of the unique tombstones as found on Roadside America website. What a place! Beautiful grounds as a final resting place, but wow people sure go all out on their tombstones/gravesite. Saw Colonel Sanders grave, and Jesus holding the girl...More

1  Thank T W
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

The only problem we had was, even with a map to the grave sites we wanted to visit, it was a bit hard to find them. But we didn't really mind driving all over the place because it's such a beautiful cemetery. It was very...More

Thank cheryl h
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

This Cemetery has more meaning to me than most, I would imagine. As a very, very young girl (I'm 72 now) I spent a lot of time there since my father and the superintendent at that time were very good friends. In fact, he, Ira...More

Thank vickib246
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Reviewed 2 March 2018

I enjoy going through old cemeteries, so when someone recommended it, we took their advice. It certainly is impressive, with so many serene, beautiful spots, and some very unusual tombstones. There is a beautiful pond, rolling hills, mature trees, and even an old cabin that...More

Thank LoisNCNY
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

I have visited this Cemetary many times over the years, mostly because I have ancestors here, but also because of it's inherent beauty. Especially, the older sections - it is like a museum. When I was in highschool 420. The place still exudes a charm...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2018

Muhammad Ali, Col. Harland Sanders, Civil War soldiers - North & South, Major League ballplayers, US Congressmen, and even the authors of the "Happy Birthday" song. Hilly setting with walking paths and water features. Facinating sculptures and memorials over 300 acres. Spend an hour or...More

Thank thortonjohn
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Reviewed 8 February 2018

We spend a great day walking around looking at the interesting graves. Look online for names and locations. Easily drivable, but we chose to walk. If you stop at the entrance gate the caretaker will give you a map and more recommendations. There are lines...More

1  Thank jss697
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fergyfrond
23 April 2018|
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Response from jss697 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You could go for a run. It's free.
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izzy4u
10 September 2017|
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Response from Ralph K | Reviewed this property |
The cemetary's rules are online. The rules state that pets are not allowed.
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John S
18 February 2015|
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Response from BobEtier | Reviewed this property |
3833.9 miles from the canal to the cemetery. You can easily walk it if you have enough time.
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