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Address: 1101 Lebanon Pike, Nashville, TN
Phone Number: +1 615-255-4193
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For the Cemetery Nut

There is something about old cemeteries that I find so interesting and this one takes the prize for the most interesting of them all. So many prominent people and Civil War... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Dousman, Wisconsin
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Dousman, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is something about old cemeteries that I find so interesting and this one takes the prize for the most interesting of them all. So many prominent people and Civil War soldiers are buried in the old old cemetery. The monuments and grave markers are really unusual. It was a very cool way to pass part of our day just... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We drove to this cemetery specifically to just look around. If you are in to cemetaries = this was it. We followed the tour stop signs - you might need to bone up on local history - wish we had known more about the occupants. We did find Adealicia Franklin Aklin Cheatem's final resting place - very good!

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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

This is a really interesting cemetary to visit. There are many old crypts that are actually beautiful works of art - pyramids, angels, cannons, and lots of statues. Lots of historical graves from famous Nashvillians and Tennesseans. Beautiful grounds and manicured on terraced hillsides. The smaller Catholic cemetary next door is also very interesting.

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

If you turn right at the main entrance, you will go up the hill along a narrow winding road. We were worried we would run into someone coming the other way! But this cemetery is large and very peaceful. You feel away from the bustle of the city inside.

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Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

This Cemetery is very well laid out and very pretty. Has a lot of fun of history you can learn in one single day. Brenda the lady who works in the funeral home office is very nice and very helpful. It's very much worth a stop by if your coming to Nashville.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

This cemetery is filled with fascinating history and historical markers. It is a peaceful, lovely place, and the gravemarkers are unique and very interesting. It is a must-visit for those interested in local history!

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Thank Jennifer C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

We were so glad we stopped here while in Nashville! We started by wandering around aimlessly when two of the curators saw us and took us on a private tour. The things we learned really stuck with us, and was a highlight of our trip! We greatly enjoyed seeing the old and massive headstones, and the crypts. The curators were... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015

Turn into this cemetery just to turn around. So glad that we did. There was a small tour van turning in be hide us so it forced us to go on up the hill. Wow....at the top were the most amazing, notable momentous grave sites that I have ever seen! Former Tennessee Governors, US Senators, US Congressional Representations, Confederate Officers,... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2015

old cemetery worth a walk for history buffs. Quite an assortment of historical figures are buried here. The headstones are works of art

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Franklin, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2015

The Mount Olivet Cemetery is one of the oldest in the city of Nashville. Some of the markers indicate the true wealth of some of the families.

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