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Interesting

There are unique Graves of many founding families, historical markers galore, and well maintained... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
Phyllis E
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Brownsville, Texas
Nice Historical Cemetery

If you're into cemeteries this is a nice place to visit. Lots of local history with plaques giving... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2017
Aerowing
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Monee, Illinois
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18 Oct 2017
“Interesting”
7 Jul 2017
“Nice Historical Cemetery ”
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 28 May 2014

On Memorial Day, 2014, my wife and I had the pleasure of a 2-hour tour of the cemetery, hosted by Gene Fernandez whose ancestors are buried here. This is an in-depth review of Brownsville's history, beginning before the city was founded! Mr. Fernandez shares from...More

6  Thank travel4funaurora_OH
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

One of the oldest, if not THE oldest cemetery in town. I have a thing for cemetries, bridges and open nature... and one of my favorite of local cemeteries in town is Brownsville's Old City Cemetery. It has a slight new Orleans cemetery style feel...More

1  Thank Tony T G
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

There are unique Graves of many founding families, historical markers galore, and well maintained grounds.

Thank Phyllis E
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

If you're into cemeteries this is a nice place to visit. Lots of local history with plaques giving historic information. Lots of unique birds in the area. It's a big cemetery but easily walkable. We enjoyed walking through and we're glad we visited.

Thank Aerowing
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Fun to visit the New Orleans style cemetary in historic area of Brownsville (although, not a lot to enjoy during our visit...the Railroad museum was closed because of festival days, seemed odd when that would briing more people to visit), but the best part was...More

1  Thank sheary s
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

This very old cemetery is reminiscent of the ones you would see in New Orleans, but safer. It was beautiful, in a Gothic sort of way, despite some of the tombs crumbling apart.

1  Thank Telly M
Reviewed 14 October 2016

for people that like to visit cemeteries this one is excellent for me that I'm a coward not fun :) spooky noo!!

1  Thank Arlyyyyy
Reviewed 28 September 2016

I have relatives buried there. If you walk around, you will see ancient tombstones, which tell of the love and sadness left by the survivors. Toward the left is an area that is fenced off and where the Jewish population of Brownsville was buried.

1  Thank Honestjo777
Reviewed 19 September 2016

One of the oldest, if not THE oldest cemetery in town. I have a thing for cemetries, bridges and open nature... and one of my favorite of local cemeteries in town is Brownsville's Old City Cemetery. It has a slight new Orleans cemetery style feel...More

1  Thank Tony T G
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

The city of Brownsville has been a major part of American history, from the French-American War, the Mexican-American War, the Civil War and even the two World Wars. This historic cemetery tells the story of all of them. There are also a few unique graves...More

1  Thank DDMontemayor
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

This is a very beautiful and historical cemetery. My grandfather is burried here. It is so full of history and very spookie at night.

Thank JonÁngel M
Reviewed 20 February 2016

Having been born and raised in Brownsville from a pioneer family, I visit The Old City Cemetery often when visiting. It is nice to see the improved upkeep and additions. There are informational plaques being placed throughout that are helpful. You can also get a...More

Thank James R
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