Historic Oakwood Cemetery, Raleigh

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#2 of 9 in Historic Sites in Raleigh
Historic Oakwood Cemetery was founded in 1869 in North Carolina's capital, Raleigh, near the North Carolina State Capitol in the city's Historic Oakwood neighborhood. Historic Oakwood Cemetery contains two special areas within its 102 acres (41 ha), the Confederate Cemetery, located on the original two and one-half acres (1 ha), and the Hebrew Cemetery, both given for that purpose by Henry Mordecai in 1867.
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  • We walked along the perimeter, as the place was closed due to COVID-19. The cemetery is just gorgeous with some beautiful head stones. A definite must do while in Raleigh.  more »
  • This is a must in Raleigh! The grounds are expansive and quiet and well maintained with many a neat stone to see. The craftsmanship alone is worth the trip, regardless of the urban legends. We spent.....  more »
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  • As a cemetery enthusiast I loved visiting! the grounds are lovely. a great place to just visit.
  • My eight-time great-grandfather Martin Pfeifer and my family was buried there can't wate go visted some day
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