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Old Live Oak Cemetery

110 W Dallas Ave, Selma, AL 36701-6559
+1 334-874-2161
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A price of history, and free of course

Worth a drive and a walk. Get out and enjoy but if you can't walk a quiet drive through the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Dothan, Alabama
via mobile

We visited in May 2017. The beauty of this cemetery cannot be over-stated. It has a great... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Marcia D
Stover, Missouri
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110 W Dallas Ave, Selma, AL 36701-6559
+1 334-874-2161
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Worth a drive and a walk. Get out and enjoy but if you can't walk a quiet drive through the cemetery is also pretty cool. Make sure to go to all three as they are different a unique in their own way.

Thank ExpatAgainandAgain
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited in May 2017. The beauty of this cemetery cannot be over-stated. It has a great Confederate Monument and is very well cared for. Easy to drive through for those who are unable to walk it.

Thank Marcia D
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Every time we visit Selma we make sure to stop by Old Live Oak! Definitely worth a visit. Very old graves there, a lot of history and the huge oak trees draped with spanish moss is perfect for picture taking! It is a large cemetery...More

Thank paranormalqueen41
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

A nice old cemetery with several famous people buried there. Easy to find. Lots of old live oaks covered in moss.

Thank Original-Tonman
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

A very old and beautiful cemetery. Although it is used as a neighborhood short cut, so you have to lock your car and be aware when crossing the street in the cemetery. This is located near the Pettus bridge, so you can do both in...More

Thank BoonieStomper99
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Beautiful and very interesting. So much history. The cemetery office was so helpful in helping me find family graves in the New Live Oak cemetery.

Thank llupei
Reviewed 29 June 2016

The Live Oak Cemetery is a must see for cemetery and Civil War enthusiasts. The roads and paths are lined with old live oak trees with lots of Spanish moss. Some areas are in need of restoration. But the overall appearance of the cemetery is...More

Thank PJtheK
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

upon arrival in Selma, Alabama the Cemetery is not hard to find (next to Golf course) • met a nice fella named John (USAF LtCol Ret) and gave me a sit-rep (situation report which included paperwork) on some of the "high lights" of the Confederate...More

1  Thank JIM P
Reviewed 28 February 2016

Oh how completely enchanting this cemetery is! You must meander through the gravestones and take in all the names. The statuary is some of the very best I've ever seen! And I've seen a lot of historic cemeteries! I completely recommend!

Thank Cocktails_at_Seven
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

Don't miss this opportunity to visit this place. It is absolutely beautiful. The camera can't capture the beauty in this place. There is a Confederate area that is worth visiting.

Thank Terrie C
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Will it be opened on Feb. 28, 2015, and if so, what is the cost of the tour?
17 February 2015|
Response from thegriffithfamily | Reviewed this property |
When I visited, I do not remember seeing any posted hours for visiting. It was a public cemetery, stroll as you please:) I am unaware of any formal tours.