Winchester Cemetery, Winchester, Kentucky
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PersonsMD
N 37° 59.882 W 084° 11.334
16S E 746837 N 4209326
Quick Description: A cemetery with 18,000 + internments established in 1865 is the final resting place of many notable citizens and holds a rich history. Cemetery is comprised of 55 acres and is still active.
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 9/20/2009 5:41:04 PM
Waymark Code: WM78V7
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Max Cacher
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Long Description:
Located at: 625 West Lexington Ave. Winchester, Kentucky, 40391. (859) 744-6889

Visiting hours: Dawn to Dusk every day of the week.

Notable internments include:
Dr. Andrew Hood - Delegate to the Kentucky Constitutional Convention of 1849-50.
Capt. John Strode - Revolutionary War veteran and pioneer.
Abram Renick - Cattle Barron
Mayor James D. Simpson - First mayor of Winchester.
Mayor John Edwin Garner - Established first college in Winchester.
Joel T. Hart Angel - Artistic genius & sculptor
General John Stewart Williams - Mexican War hero and Brigadier-general for the Confederate States of America.
Harold G. Epperson - Medal of Honor recipient.

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