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Address: 1200 Broadway, Little Rock, AR
Phone Number: +1 501-376-1843
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Home to the burial sites of some of the state's most famous citizens.

Home to the burial sites of some of the state's most famous citizens.

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AWESOME HISTORIC PLACE TO VISIT

I have stopped by the Mount Holly Cementery several times through the years to visit former Governor Frank Whites grave. While there I have strolled through the cemetery looking... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Dale C
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Conway, Arkansas
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Conway, Arkansas
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41 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have stopped by the Mount Holly Cementery several times through the years to visit former Governor Frank Whites grave. While there I have strolled through the cemetery looking at the interesting tomb stones and grave markers. A free brochure is available which is helpful for a self guided tour. So much of Arkansas history can be found here. Anyone... More 

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Thank Dale C
Little Rock, Arkansas
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39 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've been by myself on my own and did the tour twice where local high school students portray some of the people buried there and tell their story. It's amazing to see the dates and architecture. It's a shame that some have vandalised.

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Thank DF D
Robinson, Illinois
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53 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We didn't do a tour. We drove into the cemetery which is hard to turn a bigger vehicle around. It is geared towards the horse and buggy days. The tombstones were very interesting. We were able to walk about freely without a tour guide.

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Thank Madonna O
Greenbrier, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

This is a great place to visit if you're into history. "The Westminster Abbey of Arkansas" is the final resting place for a number of prominent Arkansans and has some amazing monuments. It's just off the Interstate, but feels a world apart.

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Thank Momkelball
Little Rock, Arkansas
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28 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

The architecture is beautiful here. We had our daughter's senior pictures taken here and they turned out great. So many prominent Arkansans are resting here. We love going in October when Tales from the Crypt is going on. The school kids do a wonderful job acting out different famous folks as they lead you by lanterns through the cemetery. Very... More 

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Thank Beverly W
Mayflower, Arkansas
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71 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

This is just a gorgeous cemetery. Very well taken care of. Unfortunately it has been vandalized by some punks. I hope what they broke can be fixed. Very peaceful even though it's in the heart of the city. Worth a visit.

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Thank jeremy s
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42 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

The history and beauty of the old headstones is intriguing. You get sucked in by the beautiful and ornate stones throughout the cemetery. Great photos can be taken of sunshine shining through stain glass windows or from the unique stones with moss growing. I have became a tombstone tourist!

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Thank Rhonda S
Garland, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

One of the most historic and interesting cemeteries in the south. Very well kept. Large shade tree's. There's a few interesting stories of it being haunted. Research before you come to learn about all the historical people buried here. Taphophiles will love this place.

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Thank Kenneth R
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410 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

Brief nice visit, so much to learn. You don't need so much time; since the cemetery is not that huge and can be cover completely by walking. Mount Holly was one of the earliest cemeteries to be place on the National Register of Historic places. Unless you are a taphophile avoid this place in late winter if you suffer from... More 

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Thank Jptravelswithfreedom
Little Rock, Arkansas
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57 reviews
33 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016

Mount Holly Cemetery is steeped in the history of Arkansas. It has the graves of many Arkansas governors and senators, along with huge headstones, dating back to the early 1800's

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