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Wow the history is everywhere

We very much enjoyed the cemetery. Famous names and great landmark tombstones grace this winding... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
P5946FFjamesl
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Auburn, United States
History Sleeps Here

As a Gettysburg resident steeped in Civil War history, our goal while visiting Auburn, NY was to... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2018
Denise D
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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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19 Fort St, Auburn, NY 13021-3733
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We very much enjoyed the cemetery. Famous names and great landmark tombstones grace this winding cemetery that is idyllic and great for huggers who enjoy history from Harriot Tubman to Thomas Mott Osborne to Chief Logan.

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Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

As a Gettysburg resident steeped in Civil War history, our goal while visiting Auburn, NY was to find the graves of Harriet Tubman and William Seward. Not only do they share a final resting place at Fort Hill Cemetery, Seward, most known for the purchase...More

Thank Denise D
Reviewed 10 August 2018

This is not just a nice place to stroll but, if you have the map, a tour of the local history (and some national history as well).

Thank Barbra G
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This has history and interesting story. Visit this and the many sights in Auburn, NY. There are many famous people buried here.

Thank lhumphrey2017
Reviewed 25 July 2018

We couldn’t stop in Auburn without paying tribute to Harriet Tubman and William Seward. This is a beautiful, quiet, reflective place and should not be missed while in the area.

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Reviewed 30 June 2018

We were thrilled to find Harriet Tubman's burial site. What a great woman. When we arrived there were 2 young boys arranging stones very carefully that had fallen off the top of Harriet Tubman's marker. So nice to see young people caring about someone who...More

Thank KRP51
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

It would have been nice to be able to walk around and see the cemetery. We rode around forever till we found a dirt road and parked there. Neat stones.

Thank Elaine M
Reviewed 13 April 2018

Walk among the founding fathers of Auburn and Cayuga County. This beautiful cemetery has amazing headstones and above ground vaults.

Thank COMPANYCAULDRON
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

I love this cemetery all year round. Studies have shown that it’s not necessarily how much exercise you get, but the venue. Being among nature is therapeutic. Fort Hill is a real gem. I wish there were some fitness initiative for those coworkers who don’t...More

Thank Amy545
Reviewed 9 December 2017

I always enjoy visiting cemeteries and the graves of famous people. Several former famous residents of Auburn are buried here Harriet Tubman and William Seward. We had no problems finding Tubman's grave but a little trouble finding where the Seward's were buried. It was also...More

Thank Lee L
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Look up graving with Jenny. Great site to understand different reasons for coins on graves.
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