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Home of Many Honpred Citizens

Lt Presley O'Bannon is one of the few buried here. Daniel Boone is another famous citizen. Many... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
James G
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Frankfort, Kentucky
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Neat place to visit

Since moving to Frankfort I always bring visitors to the cemetery if they have time for a quick... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
wamzie
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Frankfort, Kentucky
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The grave of Daniel Boone, which has been open for more than 150 years, is the biggest draw at this cemetery.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lt Presley O'Bannon is one of the few buried here. Daniel Boone is another famous citizen. Many well known names are buried here. It is loaded with history as well as views of the city.

Thank James G
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Since moving to Frankfort I always bring visitors to the cemetery if they have time for a quick tour of the city. Go see Daniel Boone’s gravesite and enjoy the view of the capitol building, downtown Frankfort, and the Kentucky River.

Thank wamzie
Reviewed 6 December 2017

This is one of the most interesting places in Frankfort. It a must for any visitors we have...one of the first places we take them. you are surrounding by beautiful scenery and history. Just walk among the headstones and think about the lives that the...More

Thank Sheila E
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

This cemetery in Frankfort is worth a visit if you are interested in Kentucky's history. Daniel Boone's gravesite is here and usually is where everyone goes to see. But there are Kentucky governors buried here and other famous daughters and sons of Kentucky are interred...More

Thank James H
Reviewed 14 October 2017

We always stop by this cemetery when we are in the area. The history, the view...it's wonderful! Definitely recommend stopping by.

Thank IndyMom21
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Ran through the cemetery as part of the Kentucky History Half Marathon and then came back later to go through it more slowly. Beautiful river views and views of the Capitol building, along with an interesting variety of gravestones. Definitely worth a stop!

Thank courtcourt257
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

The cemetery sits at the top of a hill that over looks the capital and Kentucky river. Went to visit Daniel Boone's grave and then strolled around to see so many old headstones. Very well kept and safe.

Thank donjol
Reviewed 17 September 2017

We went to see mr. Boone's grave , what a treasure. The cemetery itself was very clean and tidy. Lots of lovely stones, and a great view of the Capitol and river. Great job . The grave was easily found they had plenty of signs...More

Thank Penny F
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Cemetery very interesting to visit. Very well kept and educational for children. Overlooks the city of Frankfort.

Thank X5764FQbrendac
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Lots of history and beautiful views. Amazing Veterans area. Daniel Boone and Rebecca Boone too. Stop at that little house for the paper map to find the sites.

Thank acornnh
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cmdmimi
7 July 2017|
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Response from seeker87 | Reviewed this property |
Daniel Boone and wife. There are others,but I was concentrating on kinfolk. It is a beautiful cemetery anyway.
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