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Knox County Old Gray Cemetery

543 N Broadway St, Knoxville, TN 37917-7408
+1 865-522-1424
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I came here twices!

The first time I took the bus and I was in awe of all the history here by reading all the old... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Marta E
El Paso, Texas
Gated History

Very interesting place to visit and stroll around. Lots of old cemetery markers and statues. The... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Knoxville, Tennessee
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543 N Broadway St, Knoxville, TN 37917-7408
+1 865-522-1424
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The first time I took the bus and I was in awe of all the history here by reading all the old tombstones and looking at the ornate headstones that are NOT made anymore! The headstones were made by great artisans! I saw a fig...More

Thank Marta E
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very interesting place to visit and stroll around. Lots of old cemetery markers and statues. The downside is that it is in a homeless persons area, so I strongly recommend going only during daylight hours and only in groups.

Thank NatureChaser
Reviewed 9 July 2017

I love old cemeteries like this one. The old tombstones are such beautiful relics and make for some lovely photographs. I see that many people are complaining about the homeless who sleep here, but I didn't see much of that other than two people sleeping...More

Thank LDS219
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

I am not giving the actual Cemetery a bad review. I am giving the living people who's responsibility it is to take care of a historical Cemetery a bad review. This Cemetery is amazing and old and beautiful. Many graves from the 1800s and beautiful...More

Thank Christine0305
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Very historical and a lot of things to see great place just to walk around and look at all the surroundings there great family place to go to as well or just go to take some pics as well very old stones there

Thank Debbie C
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Peaceful and beautiful place to visit! ! Lots of history on these grounds and a great spot to photograph!

Thank Brenda C
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This cemetery is one of the most beautiful around, but always be on alert for strange behaviour when visiting. This is about 2 blocks from the homeless shelter hub, which unfortunately contributes to it often being littered with people who won't think twice about approaching...More

Thank Brandi V
Reviewed 24 December 2016

This is a must-see for cemetery lovers and history buffs. The "roads" are narrow and you can just imagine horse and carriages coming thru here in another era. Beautiful and a great place to spend some real time to peruse the many wonderful headstones.

Thank FranknMary1
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Great Old Cemetery to visit, but be warned of the homeless and trash left there.... I have always wanted to visit this old cemetery, but was leery after reading about the homeless being there and how litter was everywhere. We went today and it was...More

Thank honestworkerbee
Reviewed 16 September 2016

After visiting the adjacent National Cemetery, this old historic cemetery containing resting places of many important local and state people was disappointing to say the least. Firstly, the grass needs a good cutback, then there is the trash just left around the site by people...More

Thank _wrowlanda
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