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Doc Holliday's Grave

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Address: Linwood Cemetery, Glenwood Springs, CO
Phone Number: +1 817-476-0319
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This was my second visit but the first for my husband. It's a narrow & steep half mile trail up to the cemetery. However, benches have now been placed to sit down and take a... read more

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Tucson, Arizona
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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was my second visit but the first for my husband. It's a narrow & steep half mile trail up to the cemetery. However, benches have now been placed to sit down and take a rest, if needed. We knew prior to going the exact location of Doc Holiday's Grave is unknown. I was taken by surprise the marker has... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I highly recommend this visit. Especially for folk with passion for the settling of our great western States. I was lucky to have a beautiful day for the short hike up. It's a very reasonable hike, one that kids older than 7 can easily make. It's about .25 miles of a hike. The trail is clean, clear and groomed. There... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Another little hike recommended by locals to do before we headed back to Denver... Easy .5 mile walk with cute benches along the way... Graves sites were old and fun to read... I wish there was more information once you got there... Looks like at some point they do tours?! The path next to a house and a street so... More 

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Thank Amanda K
Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hike to the grave site is rather steep, but the trailhead warns of this. There are a few places to sit and rest along the trail and the views are good. Upon arrival, a sign describing Potter's field indicates that the real location of Doc Holliday's grave is unknown. The memorial marker was erected for tourists, and this was... More 

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Thank okrokay
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

we walked up to the trail leading up the mountain to the grave of doc holliday. What a stunning site to behold. well worth the short trek up

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Wellington, Alabama
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Such a scam. You had to hike up a mile section uphill to get to the gravesite then it was just a memorial. They don't even know if he was even buried there. This was such a waste of time!!!

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Peyton, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

This is a very cool old and active cemetery. There was decent information on the site with signs and such. It's disappointing that it's not the actual resting place, but it is assumed he was buried in this area.

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Thank John T
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I didn't realize before going that the memorial is actually 1/2 mile up a hill. The cemetery is a pretty cool experience, however after reading that they don't really know where Doc Holliday's body is and it was just a tourist attraction was a little disappointing but the views and going to a cemetery on a hill made up for... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

If you are a western/history buff, you will enjoy the half-mile uphill hike to pay homage to Doc Holliday. It's not a fancy place but it gives some insight to the burial practices open to the rich vs. the rank and file to the downright poor. The latter (including Holliday who died in poverty) were put into a mass grave.... More 

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Richmond, Missouri
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

I have toured many cemeteries and have not seen one as visited as this one in and in this poor of shape. There were probably 20+ people visiting the day I went and the graves are all over grown with weeds. There was a headstone from 1955 buried in brush. Very depressing to see such lack of care.

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