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This is a beautiful old cemetery with ancient headstones and gorgeous old trees draped with Spanish moss everywhere. Very evocative, you can feel the heartache and loss from the civil war.
Having followed the Alabama Civil Rights Trail the day before and crossed the EP...More
For a piece of Civil War History, this large cemetery in the heart of Selma is a must visit. Many interesting tombstones with inscriptions. "Erected by his broken hearted wife." It's free and you can drive in. The moss covered trees are spectacular. Some very...More
I loved this cemetery. Very interesting with some special monuments about Selma and the civil war. Also ex VP of USA from Selma. (he started Selma actually)
Lovely layout and very interesting reading the markers.
To be honest, the cemetery is so huge we were only able to walk through half of it. There are dates ranging from the 1800s to present. The setting itself is gorgeous. Moss covered trees lining pathways or draping over long forgotten graves. Some family...More
Loved the live oaks with the spanish moss hanging everywhere. The cemetery has some beautiful stones and statuaries. Some of the graves are very old.
Wish we would've brought mosquito spray.
Suggest the city install speed bumps on King St since it cuts right thru...More