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Cave Hill Cemetery

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Address: 701 Baxter Ave, Louisville, KY 40204-1775
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Giant cemetery. Not creepy.

This was worth a stroll. Spent 2 or 3 hours walking around. Lots of ornate grave markers dating back to mid-1800s. I recommend getting a map from the office, then driving to each... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2016
Kelly B
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Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

This was worth a stroll. Spent 2 or 3 hours walking around. Lots of ornate grave markers dating back to mid-1800s. I recommend getting a map from the office, then driving to each section, parking on the road (allowed), and walking around. Trying to walk the whole thing would be a full day adventure. The cemetery closes before 5, so... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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Reviewed 13 July 2016

lots of historical and local figures buried here. this is a very old cemetery if you like this sort of thing.

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Dallas, Texas
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Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

We wanted to pay our respect to this great champion. The cemetery is huge!! It took us a while to find the site. It is guided by yellow arrows starting where the administration offices are.

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Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Saw Colonel Sanders in section 33 (white stripe on road) & Muhammed Ali in section U (green stripe on road). The oldest we found were section A in the front. What I just shared will save you a lot of time. 😊

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Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Visted Mohammed Ali and Colonel Sanders. Beautiful cemetery that you can get a map to at the front gate. Well kept and maintained. Interesting headstones.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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Reviewed 7 July 2016

The eternal home of some of the greatest in history including a Confederate Cemetery section. Beautiful landscaping, lakes, and statuary galore. Well worth a visit.

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Richmond, Virginia
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Reviewed 4 July 2016

Cave Hill Cemetery is a beautiful historic old cemetery with many incredible headstones, monuments and crypts. Some famous historic individuals are buried there such as George Rogers Clark and Colonel Sanders.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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Reviewed 29 June 2016

Historic Cemetery only a few miles from Downtown, Great for a drive through or walking. Beautiful Setting of old trees and shrubs and beautiful monuments. A small lake with Geese and Ducks, and if your lucky you may get a glance at the swans and peacocks.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

I visit Cave Hill often with kids I mentor. At first they might think it's odd that I'm taking them to a cemetery, but they enjoy it. We always follow the yellow line to see Colonel Sanders and now we will visit Muhammad Ali. It's beautiful and peaceful.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

Pretty nice cool walk in the summer. Famous folks buried here include Muhammad Ali, Col Sanders (KFC) and the Hill Sisters (Happy Birthday Song). Also, lots of interesting work of art ... This include but not limited to the grave of Barney Bright, Harry Leon Collins, Saundra Curry Twist and Jane Lily Thirwell

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