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Looked up old family grave sites

Very interesting cemetery. The guy in the office helped us by looking up the index card on a very... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
JenTay22
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Punta Gorda, Florida
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Beautiful Resting Place

The cemetery was easy to find and navigate. We found a couple of the generals and enjoyed seeing... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2018
cmitch920
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Maroa, Illinois
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Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Very interesting cemetery. The guy in the office helped us by looking up the index card on a very distant relative from mid 1800’s who was a general. This was our purpose for visiting Holly Springs. We were able to find the grave stone finally...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 27 May 2018

The cemetery was easy to find and navigate. We found a couple of the generals and enjoyed seeing the historical stones and peaceful environment.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank cmitch920
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Many very old and different markers with 5 Confederate generals buried there. Interesting drive through or get out and check out some stones.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Peaceful, beautiful, well kept cemetery. So much local history. Founded in 1851. Would be wonderful if there were walking tours like Elmwood in Memphis.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

I was here over 50 years ago as a kid when my family traveled to Walls MS to visit my mother's cousin who was the priest that founded the Sacred Heart Southern Missions. he took us all over and I remember coming here to this...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Great tour of some unusual monuments and interesting history of Holly Springs with a finale tour of the Haunted “Cookie’s Fortune” Antebellum House.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

Seven Confederate generals, nuns who gave their lives treating yellow fever victims, and the "Boss Tweed" of Memphis (E. H. Crump) are all buried here.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

We went in search of Confederate graves, but the place is so big, we found none (after a short drive through the cemetery)

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Patricia L
Reviewed 7 March 2017

This cemetery is worth the drive from wherever one has to come. It is the only cemetery I have seen that has a monument (and several graves) dedicated to Journalists (that covered the Yellow Fever epidemics). It has a section dedicated to a the Priests...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Ec F
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We came looking for a pre-Civil War Rather relative. We might have eventually found the gravestone, but luckily, we ran into Bobby Mitchell who shortened our search. 15,000 graves there, but Bobby, who put together the Hill Crest Cemetery Catalogue 30 years ago by making...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank ratherpat
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