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Camden, New Jersey

Walt Whitman's Grave

The final resting place of one of the United States's greatest poets. 

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Walt Whitman’s family tomb is built into a hillside, fronted by two vertical granite stones and a horizontal granite crossbeam inside the historic Harleigh Cemetery in Camden, New Jersey. It’s an amazingly peaceful and beautiful place. 

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The GPS coordinates listed here lead to the cemetery's entrance. Go during the day, and be sure to check out the numerous other old family mausoleums throughout the cemetery!

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