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Hank Williams Memorial - Oakwood Annex Cemetery

Upper Wetumpka Rd, Montgomery, AL
+1 334-262-3600
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spent a day in Montgomery and after a visit to the Hank Williams museum, a very nice young woman... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
sasob3149
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Atlanta, Georgia
What a beautiful tribute!!! A must see!

My family and I made a special point to stop by on our way back home to Texas. We wanted to pay... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2018
Suzie M
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Grave sites of Hank Williams, his wife, mother and sister in the Oakwood Cemetery Annex. Managed by the Hank Williams Museum. 118 Commerce Street, Montgomery, AL 36104. This is one of the most famous and most visited graves in Alabama.
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  • Very good40%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Upper Wetumpka Rd, Montgomery, AL
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"final resting place"
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"country music"
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"beautiful tribute"
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"during wwii"
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"beautiful resting place"
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"royal air force"
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"cowboy hat"
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"beautiful site"
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"his wife"
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"pay homage"
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"main part"
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"walk around"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

spent a day in Montgomery and after a visit to the Hank Williams museum, a very nice young woman working there noticed we had cameras around our necks and said we might want to go to the cemetery where Hank Williams is buried because it's...More

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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

My family and I made a special point to stop by on our way back home to Texas. We wanted to pay tribute to an Amazing Man!!! An what a site to see. My children ranging in ages from 20 to 14 mos old have...More

Thank Suzie M
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

The Hank & Audrey Williams memorials at Oakwood Cemetery are unique and well worth the visit. The song inscriptions on Audrey's memorial is continued and finished on Hank's memorial. His trademark cowboy hat is memorialized in stone at the base of his memorial. Well worth...More

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Reviewed 10 March 2018

Hard to believe he was only 29 when he passed. A very dignified resting place for Hank, his wife and other family members. There was no one else there when we visited- made for a soulful visit

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Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

The gravesite itself has very beautiful monuments that are for both Hank and Audrey, but the astro turf surrounding it is quiet gaudy. I feel the reason it was put down was to keep the grass from wearing around the actual grave due to visitors,...More

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Beth P, Manager at Hank Williams Memorial - Oakwood Annex Cemetery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018

I'm truly sorry you feel this way. Can you suggest another material that will hold up outdoors and the heavy foot traffic there every day? This is where Hank Williams has been buried for 65 years and is considered one of the most visited graves...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2018

We often look up Atlas Obscura online to see what offbeat things can be found in a new town. Turns out Montgomery is the “home” of Hank Williams Sr and he is buried in a big cemetery a couple minutes from downtown. Making the short...More

Thank Curtis S
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Beth P, Manager at Hank Williams Memorial - Oakwood Annex Cemetery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

So glad you found us snuggled in downtown Montgomery, AL. Thanks so much for taking time to review us. Happy New Year!

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Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

We made it to Hank and Audrey's gravesite not long before the sun was about to go down. It was absolutely beautiful. The white stone was highlighted from the sun going over the hill. It was so peaceful. This is an must see for any...More

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Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

If you have any interest in country, Americana or "roots" music, Hank Williams has to be a vital part of your worldscape. Standing and viewing his and wife Audrey's final resting place is the most reverential experience I've had to date as someone who was...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

As I was growing up, I'm now 64, my mother only took me to see two movies. One was "Your Cheating Heart" which was about the life of Hank Williams. The other was "Gone With The Wind". Both movies impacted my life. As we stood...More

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Reviewed 30 August 2017

This is a very nice tribute to a country music legend. Access to the cemetery is very easy and the monument is nicely done.

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RonHATFIELD0501
25 April 2018|
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Response from Beth P | Property representative |
2 1/2 Miles. Oakwood cemetery Annex. Last entrance. Marker at the road. Pass Montgomery police dept. upper Wetumpka road
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Crissiet03
30 March 2017|
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Response from Beth P | Property representative |
The Annex part of the cemetery where Hank Williams Is buried doesn't close. Museum hours are M-F 9-4:30, Sat 10-4 & Sun 1-4
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