Adjacent to Historic Oakwood, the Oakwood Cemetery, with over 20,000 interments, is the resting place of approximately 2,800 Confederate soldiers, five Civil War generals, seven governors and numerous U.S. Senators. Established in 1869, it is an excellent example of Victorian landscaping and mortuary art. Free maps of the cemetery are available at the cemetery office. Free admission. Hours: Daily, 8am-6pm (except winter, 8am-5pm).
701 Oakwood Ave.
Raleigh, NC 27604
- Tours: Self guided
Greater Raleigh Convention & Visitors Bureau