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History of Apalachicola's prominent residents

With map in hand we walked all over the cemetery finding all listed. It isn't exactly easy to find... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
William G
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Thomasville, Georgia
If you love old cemeteries...

It’s old and not well kept but certainly worth a visit. Many prominent townspeople are buried... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2018
J H
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Birmingham, Alabama
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With map in hand we walked all over the cemetery finding all listed. It isn't exactly easy to find all even with a map, which adds to the fun. Lots of soldiers graves, Confederate and Union too. Sadly the cemetery needs work especially after the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank William G
Reviewed 21 September 2018

It’s old and not well kept but certainly worth a visit. Many prominent townspeople are buried there as well as Confederate and Union soldiers. There are many nationalities... Italian, Greek, German. Beautiful old tombstones that are themselves works of art. It’s peaceful and beautiful even...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank J H
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Stop by the visitor center first and grab a map. Although the map does not contain stories of all the cemetery's inhabitants it does give a rough guide to finding many of the highlights. Be careful of moved graves, open graves and stones that are...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Michelle D
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Old cemetery very close to where we stayed. Most graves from the 1800's. Very good brochure at the entrance to identify with stories about many of the people buried here.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Ned S
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Small, shady cemetery. Pleasant walk. Our rental house had a walking tour brochure that told the history of many of the people buried there. Lots of Apalachicola history. Can not beat the price.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 100byronc
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Apalachicola is an old city, and this cemetery proves it, like many old places in this part of Florida, the history is here if you look for it. Go see what's left before it all gets bulldozed over and highrise condos overlook the bay.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Paul G
Reviewed 29 May 2018

The mossy Oak and cedar trees mixed with the grave stones dating back the the first inhabitants of Apalachicola. What would have been (and is) the the hill above the town in it's day. Burial on high ground. Civil War burials. What a neat time...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Billy W
Reviewed 25 May 2018

The best time to go is when they have their ghost tours. It costs 5 dollars. They have reenactors through out the cemetery that tell the stories of the famous people buried their and their impact on the town. There are soldiers from the Civil...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Cecil M
Reviewed 22 April 2018

We love to visit old cemeteries. While this does have some very old graves, this cemetery needs some major TLC. It is in very bad repair. Almost all headstones broken, fencing around family plots broken. We've been to many older cemeteries that have been kept...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank MrsDiel
Reviewed 4 April 2018

We've been to lots of old cemeteries all over the south. This one has a nice feel with the large live oaks & Spanish moss. It looks like a movie set or giant Halloween spread. Lots of mangled, rusted fencing & broken/leaning tombstones. I bet...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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