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Greenmount Cemetery

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This cemetery holds the remains of many famous Baltimore people. I don't want to be incorrect so I... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2018
EDDIE A
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Baltimore, United States
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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
lou1776
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Long Island, New York
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John Wilkes Booth is buried in this eerie graveyard.
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North and Greenmount Ave.s, Baltimore, MD
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Reviewed 1 November 2018

This cemetery holds the remains of many famous Baltimore people. I don't want to be incorrect so I wont offer any names. But a google search will tell you. Tours available.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank EDDIE A
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Worth a stop to look for the angels. There's a dozen of them and some are truly great works of art. Bonus if your name is Einstein or any other German or Jewish ancestry.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rene H
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

You can drive through it but definitely stop throughout to walk around and look at the old graves. Elijah Bonds grave is really cool. Definitely bring a penny to put on John WIlks Booth unmarked grave!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank BeccaC518
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

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank lou1776
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

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank XVictorious
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

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank crisp24
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

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank D R
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

Date of experience: February 2017
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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

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank SneakinDeacon
Reviewed 22 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

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank NRF2442
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