Coon Dog Memorial Cemetery, Tuscumbia

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  • I was told that this was one of the "to Do" places in this part of Alabama. It is unique. The highlight was the local guy with a large knife working on a stack of cantaloupe wedges. He grew up there a...  more »
  • There were 5 of us we had been at the Rattlesnake Saloon the day before , was told we needed to visit this place, so we did this place is very special this cemetery is taken better care then some huma...  more »
  • Off the beaten track but my son wanted to go there. Interesting but basic - it is a cemetery after all. Bit of history. Worth the drive if you are a dog lover and into offbeat places to visit  more »
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  • Interesting Place. The day we visited a family was having a picnic here. That's real love for a coon dog. They said that several of their champion dogs were buried there. One of the kids pointed out their grave sites. We spent maybe 20min taking pictures and admiring peoples love for their dogs.
  • Anyone with a love for dogs will find this place interesting. But don't expect you can bury "FiFi" the poodle here. This is hollowed ground for Coon Dogs only. I love bringing out-of-state visitors here. They never fail to really enjoy the trip to this special spot and are impressed with the creativity and beauty of the various head stones. And it doesn't cost a dime! There is no staff or host here. It is very isolated. No facilities except an old time "out house" which may or may not have paper but will certainly have a stink.
  • Definitely a must see if you are visiting the Red Bay area. This isn't just a dog cemetery - these were certified Coon Dogs of particular breeds. If you happen to be there for the Annual Labor Day celebration, it is very entertaining and crowded - get there and enjoy live entertainment, and bring a lawn chair to enjoy local bar b q and local crafts.
  • It's definitely off the beaten path but really interesting
  • COOTER will be buried there one day

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