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“Legend of Mark Twain abounds in historic cemetery”

Woodlawn National Cemetery
Ranked #10 of 21 things to do in Elmira
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Reviewed 17 August 2013

Woodlawn National Cemetery's claim to fame is being the final resting place for Samuel Langhorne Clemens, noted author and humorist of the 1800s who wrote under the pen name of Mark Twain.

Signs easily direct visitors to Clemens' family plot shared by his wife and daughters. Historical data on the headstones tell stories of their own merit.

The cemetery itself is a charming place for driving around and noting the very old headstones, some so unique such as one that resembles a tree stump and another that looks like a dollhouse.

Thank Daruth
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Reviewed 18 July 2013

This section of the cemetery is very dramatic Viewing the 3000 tombstones of Civil War soldiers, most confederates who died in the nearby prison camp is a sight to see. A real tribute to these men.

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Reviewed 22 May 2013

Very well maintained and an enjoyable time of site seeing. It was a great historical fieldtrip for our homeschool. The staff was even helpful with questions that we asked. We may go again next year.

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Reviewed 30 April 2013 via mobile

Woodlawn is a special place. It definitely will cause you to stop and feel grateful for life and liberty. I think it's prettiest in the fall, the entire area is!

Thank Jessica B
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