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Lexington Cemetery

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Quiet Calm Beauty and History of Lexington

While I do have too many friends buried in the Lexington Cemetery I last went to explore some of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Daniel I
It's Not Just for the Dearly Departed

Lexington's most prestigious cemetery is so much more. It's a historical landmark and a place where... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2018
acarmichael07
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Established in 1824, this is considered one of America's most beautifully landscaped cemeteries.
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833 W Main St, Lexington, KY 40508-2094
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All reviews buried here henry clay flowering trees final resting place feeding the ducks civil war park like setting todd family lots of history hunt morgan few hours mary todd lincoln beautiful place to visit walk around grounds are beautiful spring headstones
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While I do have too many friends buried in the Lexington Cemetery I last went to explore some of the historical grave sites of some of Lexington's founders and best known citizens. I was exploring the graves of Lexington residents associated with the hemp trade....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Daniel I
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Lexington's most prestigious cemetery is so much more. It's a historical landmark and a place where students of Kentucky history will visit memorials to statesmen, such as Henry Clay and see the grave of King Solomon (no - not the biblical king - the man...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 17 October 2018

We always like to check out cemeteries when traveling, for any historic or famous people buried nearby, and this cemetery was neat to check out. I always appreciate when they leave maps of notable burials by the front office, along with having signs in the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Whenever I travel and it’s convenient, I’ll check out cemeteries. This one had all of the best qualities of a cemetery...historic, stately, beautifully maintained and well organized with markers. Many famous Kentuckians are buried here, some modestly and others more ostentatiously, but they’re all dead...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank sstmango
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

We drove through this cemetery just for kicks as we stayed nearby since it looked so peaceful and to no surprise it was. This folks have done a great job to maintain the peaceful siting. Nice work.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 007BigBlue
Reviewed 12 September 2018

If you are looking for a peaceful walking spot that is filled with ponds, flowers, and beauty all around you, you have found the perfect spot in the Lexington Cemetery! It brings peace to the living as well.....

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ggu225
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Henry clay’s burial place is there. In the spring all of the trees are blooming.They have three beautiful ponds and lots of ducks there.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

If you're looking for a gorgeous, peaceful spot to reflect and enjoy some of Lexington's history, check out Lexington Cemetery. From Henry Clay to William "King" Solomon, you can learn about famous people in the bluegrass. Add the beauty of dogwoods, magnolias and chrysanthemums and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Roger D
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

The Lexington Cemetery is so big and beautiful for a resting place. It is portioned off with lovely drivable roads. We went into the cemetery to find Henry Clay’s gravesite. The monument erected for Henry Clay is so astonishing. We also say the Todd family...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank lglavey
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We stopped at the main office first (as soon as you pull into the front gate), and they had maps up front that showed the main roads and how to see the famous people. Henry Clay’s monument is insanely huge. Park on the back side...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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