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Old City Cemetery

400 W Park Ave, Tallahassee, FL 32301-1416
+1 850-891-8711
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Interesting

If you love history, this is hreat. There's a map of who to look for. A bit hard to find some, but... read more

Reviewed December 15, 2017
joeypz3001
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Parrish, Florida
via mobile
Wow..so much history

Such a tiny cemetery filled with the who's who of Tallahassee and state. Great little walking... read more

Reviewed August 3, 2017
KatieAH2014
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Clearwater, Florida
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Dec 14, 2017
“Interesting ”
Aug 2, 2017
“Wow..so much history”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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400 W Park Ave, Tallahassee, FL 32301-1416
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Reviewed December 15, 2017 via mobile

If you love history, this is hreat. There's a map of who to look for. A bit hard to find some, but very interesting; the designs on the stones, names, etc. Was very cool.

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Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

Such a tiny cemetery filled with the who's who of Tallahassee and state. Great little walking map. Wear tennis shoes and bug spray if late afternoon.

Thank KatieAH2014
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Reviewed June 11, 2017

I love to go look at different cemeteries and this one is very cool. Definitely worth a stop on your vacation if you are into them as I am.

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Reviewed April 12, 2017

I used to live a block from this cemetary. It's the very best kind - full of historic gravestones and a story. Of course, you have to like graveyards but if you do, this one is sunny and pleasant, and you too can find the...More

1  Thank ImagineThatGlass
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Reviewed March 14, 2017

This was across the street from my sorority house when I was in college and I loved going here to gain a perspective on life. I would sketch tombstones for my art class - tombstones from the Civil War era.The most famous one is Neapolitan...More

Thank arpink
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Reviewed March 7, 2017

Not a lot of statuary, if that's what you're looking for but interesting to stroll though. They are in the process of restoring markers and plot fences. You must use street parking as no cars are allowed within the cemetery. If you visit on a...More

Thank su4style
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Reviewed October 8, 2016

You can see the tomb of Family Murat: Achille Murat - Mayer of Tallahassee - Nephew of Napoleon Bonaparte and his wife Catherine Murat Grandgrandniece of George Washington.

2  Thank flower1144
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Reviewed March 24, 2016

I was out for a run and didn't even know this place existed. I walked around the graves for a bit. There isn't much signage so you don't need to spend much time here learning the history but if you are in the area.

Thank Jen B
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Reviewed February 9, 2016

A beautiful, old Southern cemetery with lovely wrought iron and moss-draped live oaks. Be respectful and you will discover a who's who of old Tallahassee. It's close to Park Street if you wish to continue walking through the old-time landscaping in the delightful linear series...More

1  Thank Maureen1152
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Reviewed October 15, 2015

Old City Cemetery (not cementery) is the oldest public cemetery in Tallahassee. It was established in 1829 and acquired by the city in 1840. Because it was Tallahassee's only public burying ground, it represents a cross-section of Tallahassee's people during the 19th century. Slaves, farmers,...More

4  Thank FlaHarlock
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