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
Views: 3

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.

Web Address of Cemetery: (visit link)
The Name of the Cemetery: yes

City, Town, or Parish / State / Country: yes

Post a Picture of the Cemetery into this Waymark gallery: yes

Approximate number of graves: yes

Visit Instructions:

The Name of the Cemetery

City, Town, or Parish / State / Country

Post a Picture of the Cemetery into this Waymark gallery

Approximate number of graves

Search for...
Geocaching.com Google Map
Google Maps
MapQuest
Bing Maps
Nearest Waymarks
Nearest Worldwide Cemeteries
Nearest Geocaches
Nearest Benchmarks
Create a scavenger hunt using this waymark as the center point
Recent Visits/Logs:
Date Logged Log  
PersonsMD visited Winchester Cemetery, Winchester, Kentucky 8/26/2009 PersonsMD visited it

View all visits/logs