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McLeod Street Pioneer Cemetery, Cairns

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A heritage-listed cemetery containing over 2,500 graves, McLeod Street Pioneer Cemetery features a 19th-century design complete with a well-maintained landscape of trees and flowers. Stroll among the headstones, which often include the deceased's last place of residence and occupation. The grave sites here represent Cairns' early multicultural make-up, with different levels of society and religions resting here. Plan to visit McLeod Street Pioneer Cemetery and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Cairns attractions using our Cairns tour planner.
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  • I only view this cemetery from the road/car. But it looks like a lovely well kept old cemetery in the centre of Cairns.  more »
  • As my husband was born in Cairns we visited. His family have been in the area of here and Cooktown since the late 1800, s. We found ancestors buried here. He is a Burman and ancestors were Quin and O,...  more »
  • The Abbot Street Cemetary is a good place to visit for those interested in the early history of Cairns. The rotunda has an excellent record of those buried in the grounds and most have details of age,...  more »
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  • Don't be put off by previous poster. Quiet enough to imagine. A memorial to someone who died to malaria. A lamp post which reminds me of Lantern Waste in Narnia.
  • Small cemetery, nothing really, but you can sit on a bench amongst some trees