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Eerily beautiful

My best friend and I took a road trip to see the Central State Hospital and this cemetary, which is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kelsey S
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very huge site

this is one the grounds of the state insane asylum and you travel a road around to get to it... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2018
Blackcat B
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Hope Mills, North Carolina
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2 weeks ago
“Eerily beautiful”
Nov 11, 2018
“very huge site”
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Lawrence Rd and Central Shop Rd, Milledgeville, GA 31062-0001
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My best friend and I took a road trip to see the Central State Hospital and this cemetary, which is thought to contain at least 2,500 unmarked graves of patients and prisoners from the asylum and penitentiary. The small metal posts with numbers set up...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kelsey S
Reviewed 12 November 2018

this is one the grounds of the state insane asylum and you travel a road around to get to it security will direct you the placards are just 2ooo who are buried there but its well over 27000

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Blackcat B
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Beautiful setting the the final resting place of the inmates at the Central State Hospital. Most of the graves were marked by simple brass markers with numbers instead of names. Volunteers collected them and made a fitting tribute to those who died while incarcerated. Harshness...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 550hughg
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I LOVE going here to walk. It is so full of history. It is always calming to my soul. I wish they would add a guided tour giving by a historian.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank canecreekgirl
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Cedar Lane Cemetery is a sad place left over from dreadful time in Milledgville's history. It's also a peaceful place as well. Set in a quiet place in a back corner with loads of trees and nature. We spent sometime here this afternoon, it's a...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank RamonaL34
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

This small cemetery took my breath away when visiting. We just sat and looked at the markers. Thinking of the many horrors that they likely faced and wondering if they were truly needing to be in the facility. We wondered about their lives and deaths.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank BillerinCO
Reviewed 21 March 2016

This cemetery has markers for the 25K misplaced or lost patients that died at Central Hospital. It is amazing to me that so many people died there and no one came to claim them.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank PlaidScottie
Reviewed 27 November 2015

A friend of mine took me to visit this big, little cemetery after a disappointing hike on a local bike trail. Cedar Lane Cemetery is part of the Central State Hospital campus and has a very interesting history. The iron grave markers were quite a...More

Date of experience: November 2015
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