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Greenmount Cemetery

North and Greenmount Ave.s, Baltimore, MD
+1 410-539-0641
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Great Quick Stop

If you’re a fan of Civil War history, this place is a must see. I’m not from the area, and be... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2017
Lou L
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Long Island, New York
via mobile
Amazing Baltimore history

As a historian and serving Soldier, I’m glad to have spent a couple hours here on Veterans Day... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2017
XVictorious
,
Harker Heights, Texas
via mobile
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John Wilkes Booth is buried in this eerie graveyard.
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good46%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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North and Greenmount Ave.s, Baltimore, MD
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Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

If you’re a fan of Civil War history, this place is a must see. I’m not from the area, and be advised it is not in a great part of town. You can grab a map at the office when you come into the cemetery....More

Thank Lou L
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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

As a historian and serving Soldier, I’m glad to have spent a couple hours here on Veterans Day. Though it is no military cemetery, it is no ordinary graveyard. Green Mount has great architecture and a substantial history to it. The office provided a map,...More

Thank XVictorious
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Greenmount Cemetery is in a very shady & run down part of town. With that being said, the cemetery seems to do a great job with security. When you first enter the grounds it is required that you first go into the office to check...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2017

We love cemeteries and the tales they can tell. Greenmount is the resting place for famous, infamous, statesmen, business people, and citizens of all stripes. Armed with a map from the office we set out to find the graves of those who interested us. The...More

Thank D R
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

Beautiful cemetery In a really shady part of town. I know I am born and raised in Baltimore. But our main visit was for three graves. John Wilkes Booth and the Ouija board grave and Johnny Eck. -John Wilkes Booth's grave is actually a unmarked...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2017

Historical Green Mount Cemetery located in one of the Baltimore's more seedy and run down neighborhoods. As a previous reviewer stated, you need to be constantly aware of your surrounding. Visitors must stop at the office and check in. They will provide you with a...More

1  Thank SneakinDeacon
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Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

I'm not sure why people are going on and on about the neighborhood. It's fine. It's a city. The reviews had me nervous but honestly, it's fine. I went with my 13 year old godson who is a huge Lincoln fan and he wanted to...More

1  Thank NRF2442
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Reviewed 12 June 2016

A beautiful green oasis in the busy city. You can see beautiful bronze sculptures here, too. But beyond all that is the amazing history. Names that a famous all over Baltimore can be found here, including Enoch Pratt, who funded the library system that still...More

2  Thank 1AnnieEliza
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Reviewed 15 May 2016

The 4 original philanthropists of Baltimore, Elizabeth Garrett, Johns Hopkins, Johns Wilkes Booth, and more. Walking here is taking a walk thought Baltimore history!

Thank A2freqtrav
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Reviewed 7 May 2016

Being that I love history, this was a must-see for me. Although I would do many things for the sake of history, by all means, please do not go alone. This cemetery is not in the best part of time. There is barbed wire over...More

Thank Aleisha J
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