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Magnolia Cemetery, Mobile

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Cemetery · Hidden Gem · Mysterious Site
Magnolia Cemetery is a historic city cemetery located in Mobile, Alabama. Filled with many elaborate Victorian-era monuments, it spans more than 100 acres (40 ha). It served as Mobile's primary, and almost exclusive, burial place during the 19th century. It is the final resting place for many of Mobile's 19th and early 20th century citizens. The cemetery is roughly bounded by Frye Street to the north, Gayle Street to the east, and Ann Street to the west. Virginia Street originally formed the southern border before the cemetery was expanded and now cuts east–west through the center of the cemetery. Magnolia contains more than 80,000 burials and remains an active, though very limited, burial site today.
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  • First of all go during the day... they have some graves that are a couple hundred years old or more. Kinda exhilarating!  more »
  • One of my hobbies are visiting older cemeteries, I found it to be well maintained and kept. Don't miss this stop while in Mobile, some beautiful neighborhoods in this area.  more »
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  • Large cemetery laid out on grid. Easy to drive thru (although a walk is nice). Great collection of 19th century cast iron tombs, fences, and statuary. Nice Civil War-era cemetery plot.
  • The magnolia cemetery is a beauty. Although one typically doesn’t pay visits to cemeteries unless they have a friend or relative to visit, the tombstones and history of magnolia are simply stunning. We advise everyone to please be respectful when visiting - do not disturb those in mourning by driving quickly or blasting music. A worthy stop when visiting Mobile.

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