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“Wonderful, historical cemetery”
Review of Glenwood Cemetery

Glenwood Cemetery
Ranked #4 of 335 things to do in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Includes the grave of Howard Hughes
Reviewed 2 June 2018

Staff is friendly; stop in at the office for some directions to historical graves. But don't overlook the non-famous sites. So many interesting markers and rememberances, some quite old, and the landscaping is marvelous. If you're not superstitious, this is a great place to sit under a tree and eat your lunch! Great slice of Houston history.

1  Thank sherri p
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"howard hughes"
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"buried here"
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"houston history"
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"resting place"
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"republic of texas"
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"beautiful statuary"
in 3 reviews
"huge trees"
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"downtown skyline"
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"lots of history"
in 4 reviews
"family names"
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"preservation society"
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"historical markers"
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"lovely drive"
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"beautiful and peaceful place"
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"enjoy history"
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"history lesson"
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"buffalo bayou"
in 6 reviews
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

I love visiting this cemetery with its rich Houston history, rolling hills and picturesque statutes/monuments.

1  Thank PPPhelps
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

My wife & I (upon the recommendation of some friends) decided to visit this cemetery as a means of exploring yet another history-driven facet of our city. Gorgeous grounds, neat views, and just overall peace and quiet make this cemetery a worth-while place to visit and contemplate on the brevity of life.

2  Thank Ryan V
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Very interesting look into the past of Houston's leading families. The money they spent on burying themselves is amazing. Great place to stop and imagine their lives and what they must have been like.

Thank Principalbob
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Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

We’ve been to a LOT of cemeteries (mostly to pay our respects to soldiers), but this cemetery is breathtaking. Old Houston family grave sites. Howard Hughes is there (look for the fence or it’s hard to find) = #11 on the map. It’s extraordinarily peaceful. Just magnificent.

Thank NanaFradette
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