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Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery

Lexington, VA
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Historic cemetery worth a visit

This cemetery located on Main St. near VMI and W&L University is worth a walk through. At the... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2017
Beautiful and Atmospheric Cemetery

Even without Stonewall Jackson's tomb, this graveyard is worth a visit. The Victorian-era... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2017
Alton, Illinois
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Reviewed 15 November 2017

This cemetery located on Main St. near VMI and W&L University is worth a walk through. At the entrance is a faded, but still readable log of some notables buried here. Of course, Stonewall Jackson is the most famous, and his monument is worth pondering...More

Thank MamaGX4
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Even without Stonewall Jackson's tomb, this graveyard is worth a visit. The Victorian-era gravestones enclosed within cast iron fencing lend to an interesting atmosphere. Well worth a visit.

Thank C0rgiL0ver
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Visiting just two days after Veteran's Day, I stumbled onto this cemetery while passing through the town of Lexington. Neat American flags had been placed before each grave of a veteran. Many of these were Civil War veterans, some with fascinating gravestones that mentioned the...More

Thank 208julie
Reviewed 30 September 2017

What a collection of tombstones that are well maintained. Benches are placed around Jackson's Memorial. Pleasant surprise.

Thank TCA7076
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery - Lexington, VA - is one of only 3 cemetery's in the USA to have a soldier/veteran from each of the USA wars. The center General Stonewall Jackson statue faces the South since he would not turn his face on friends....More

Thank Edward B
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Just the variety of the stone work is amazing. Stonewall and his family are buried here for the history buff. One thing that would make this cemetery better would be a guided tour. Don't pass this place up.

Thank Ellen C
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This is a must-see for Civil War buffs, with numerous gravesites of CSA soldiers. The graves of Stonewall Jackson and his family are in the center.

Thank Darin S
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Stopped by this cemetery to visit family grave site as well as to visit the SWJackson memorial. Very impressive and worth the visit, especially for those familiar with individual.

Thank Hud B
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Visited here while in Lexington , Virginia. Civil War General Stonewall Jackson is buried in this small old cemetery. There is a nice monument of him where he is buried. He taught here at VMI before the war. His family members are also interned here....More

Thank Tia B
Reviewed 29 July 2017

If you like history than you have to visit Lexington. Between VMI, Stonewall Jackson and Robert E. Lee it doesn't get much better.

Thank mrvic2015
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7 October 2017|
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Response from Jim4249541 | Reviewed this property |
It is my understanding that it was known as Presbyterian Cemetery and was renamed for Jackson after he was buried there in 1863