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Chestnut Street Cemetery

Ave E and 8th St, Apalachicola, FL 32320
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This historical cemetery is rich in history but could use some upkeep. Hopefully it will get the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
medgirl74
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Jacksonville, Florida
I was a ghost in this cemetery . . .

The historic Chestnut Street Cemetery is one block from my house. I recently took part in the... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Jerry H
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Apalachicola, Florida
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Ave E and 8th St, Apalachicola, FL 32320
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This historical cemetery is rich in history but could use some upkeep. Hopefully it will get the care it deserves soon.

Thank medgirl74
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The historic Chestnut Street Cemetery is one block from my house. I recently took part in the annual Spring Ghostwalk and portrayed the ghost of a person buried within the cemetery fence. I never tire of walking among the headstones among the Spanish moss draped...More

Thank Jerry H
Reviewed 5 July 2017

I was in Apalachicola over the 4th of July weekend and was walking to the Pig when passed the Cemetery and decided to check it out. Being a history buff I was fascinated at how old some of the grave stones were and how short...More

Thank Ben H
Reviewed 26 June 2017

The self guided tour was really cool and recommended by the tourguide at the Raney House. So much history and tragedy when you see how many people fell to Yellow Fever in the 1840s

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Visited this cemetery with my husband and we walked around for an hour, they also do great Halloweens tours!

Thank Megan H
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

I don't make a habit of visiting cemeteries but the history in this one is too glorious to pass up. If you plan on going, you can circle behind the cemetery and pull off onto the grass to park. There is an entrance in the...More

6  Thank Jess R
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Something to be proud of for sure. A place in need of a custodian that provides an historic and emotional experience.

Thank ceejayny
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

This is one of the best cemeteries to walk through if you enjoy history. You can discern a yellow fever epidemic from seeing an entire family all wiped out in the same year, you see the impact of the seasonal influx of people during the...More

1  Thank Kevin F
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Kind of sad that the grounds aren't kept in better shape but the cemetery is interesting. My old headstones

Thank Dakotagirl777
Reviewed 21 February 2017

The oldest we could locate was 1838 and the most recent was in 2008. You could see how the civil war impacted the death rates of young soldiers.

Thank Vickie R
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