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Lexington Cemetery

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Peaceful

We drove through this cemetery just for kicks as we stayed nearby since it looked so peaceful and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
007BigBlue
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Denver, Colorado
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Beautiful, peaceful, serene walking place!

If you are looking for a peaceful walking spot that is filled with ponds, flowers, and beauty all... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ggu225
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Lexington, Kentucky
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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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Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

Thank 007BigBlue
Reviewed 1 week ago

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.....

Thank ggu225
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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

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

Thank Fabreeze131
Reviewed 7 August 2018

The cemetery is HUGE, and it's not really very easy to navigate if you are looking for specific markers.

Thank Sally S
Reviewed 7 August 2018

What a peaceful tranquil experience. The grounds are beautiful and very well kept. A great experience for History buffs. A good place to go for solitude. Even though it is located in the City, once you enter ithru the gates, you enter solitude.

Thank jane102_12
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

We took a ride through the cemetery this afternoon... very pretty and well maintained. Didn’t realize there was a Henry Clay memorial here, plus lots of really old headstones. Lots of history here, including a Civil War section. Worth a visit to if you have...More

Thank J3nCary
Reviewed 29 July 2018

The Lexington Cemetery is located on Main Street in Downtown Lexington. An old cemetery with lots of ornate monuments that will be popular with anyone who has an interest in Cemetery Art. There are a lot of historic graves in this cemetery including, Senator Henry...More

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