Wilmington Oakdale Cemetery, Wilmington

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Oakdale was part of the Rural Cemetery Movement that swept the US in the mid-Nineteenth Century making it the oldest rural cemetery in North Carolina. Oakdale is an active cemetery located in Historic Downtown Wilmington and is still conducting burials and selling plots.

Oakdale Cemetery contains the graves of the movers and shakers of Wilmington, NC. Graves represent veterans from all wars and all branches of service, politicians, mayors, congressmen, and other notable historic figures.
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  • So beautiful. Kept up nicely. It needs some work in the newer section as the big storage building area is overgrown and has work trucks which take away from the beauty. Staff there is very nice. Must ...  more »
  • Somewhat Narnia-esque with the rambling vegetation and winding pathways, Oakdale Cemetery is also walking distance to such eclectic and charming residential neighborhoods as Carolina Heights. The land...  more »
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  • I have been living in the Wilmington area for little over a year. I've heard and read alot about this cemetary and finally made a brief visit there yesterday. I will be going back when have more time to explore and enjoy. Kind of a neat place with lots of history.
  • This is a beautiful well kept cemetery. if you enjoy historical places, you will want to visit . Confederate and union soldiers were buried here. It is huge and I will return to see more of it.

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