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Historic Oakwood Cemetery, Raleigh

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  • This is a beautiful and well-maintained large cemetery. There is a map brochure, which you should be able to get in printed form from a box outside the office, although sometimes it runs out -- but it...  more »
  • Fascinating cemetery with beautiful, well-kept grounds and architecture - including stone archways. There's even a tale that I'd heard that one of the stone angels is supposed to be haunted - to have ...  more »
  • Raleigh, like many southern cities, established this cemetery when she began repatriating Confederate soldiers from distant battlefields. Located within easy walking distance of the Governor's Mansion...  more »
Google
  • My best friend is resting here it's always clean and always beautiful long live joel
  • The tours are really informative and worth while
  • I've been buried here for about 65 years. Great place to rest. I don't have any drainage issues because I am on the highest point of the cemetery. I am related to the Robert E. Lee family - come by and visit.
  • Large amounts of history right in our own city!
  • Jesse Helms final resting place is conveniently located, for those who wish to pay their respects from the front seat of their Suburban, 10' from the central road through the cemetery.