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Spookiest U.S. Cemeteries: Which Are Your Must-Visits?

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Over the weekend travel fans voted on the number one U.S. cemetery they would visit -- that one final resting spot with the right mix of creepy and historic. It wasn't a shock to see New Orleans' own Saint Louis #1 walk away with the title, but the travel community was highly spooked over the amount of amazing locations left off our list.

New York's Sleepy Hollow, Harmony Cemetery in Wisconsin, Maryland's Rose Hill and even Bonaventure in Savannah, Georgia were named as favorites from our community. Check out a few reader favorites in the slideshow below. Which of your must-visits did we leave off the list? Why would you vote it as your number one choice?

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  • Winner: St. Louis Cemetery #1, Louisiana

  • Runner Up: Glenwood Cemetery, Mississippi

  • Runner Up: Mount Moriah Cemetery, South Dakota

  • Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, New York

  • Resurrection Cemetery, Illinois

  • Hollywood Cemetery, Virginia

  • Bonaventure Cemetery, Georgia

  • Graceland Cemetery, Illinois

  • New Ulm, Minnesota

  • Union-Graham Cemetery, Kansas

  • Old Burying Point Cemetery, Massachusetts

  • CHIEF LANE

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/tommyg518"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="http://images.huffingtonpost.com/aol_profile_img/3291633.png" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/tommyg518">tommyg518</a>:<br />Oakwood Cemetery, Troy New York

  • Boston Gap Cemetary, Baker Family Plot, Manchester Ky

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/Vivian_Baker"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="http://graph.facebook.com/1435221519/picture?type=square" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/Vivian_Baker">Vivian Baker</a>:<br />Boston Gap Cemetary in Manchester Ky- Site of the grave of the last person killed in an American fued, Tom Baker. He was killed via sniper, (Bev White from an attic window) as he stood next to the courthouse steps with a hundred militia men camped on the lawn to protect him during his "trial" which was to be run according to the "Code of the Hills" which took precedence over any written law if the time. It was agrred by all parties to try Tom Baker this way but it was to be the last since federal and state laws were to be the governing rules from then on. Bev White apparently disagreed. He knew that according to the "code of the hills" Tom Baker was justified in the killing of Bev White's relative for which he was to be tried that day.

  • Boston Gap Cemetary

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/Vivian_Baker"></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/Vivian_Baker">Vivian Baker</a>:<br />Boston Gap Cemetary in Manchester Ky- Site of the grave of the last person killed in an American feud, Tom Baker. He was killed via sniper, (Bev White from an attic window) as he stood next to the courthouse steps with a hundred militia men camped on the lawn to protect him during his "trial" which was to be run according to the "Code of the Hills" which took precedence over any written law of the time. It was agreed by all parties to try Tom Baker this way but it was to be the last since federal and state laws were to be the governing rules from then on. Bev White apparently disagreed. He knew that according to the "code of the hills" Tom Baker was justified in the killing of Bev White's relative for which he was to be tried that day.

  • Where's Ed?

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/Dennis_N_Hansen"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="http://graph.facebook.com/1182587013/picture?type=square" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/Dennis_N_Hansen">Dennis N Hansen</a>:<br />

  • Ghost in picture back Valley Green In Philadelphia Fairmount Park

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/JenniferMichelleForte"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="http://s.huffpost.com/images/profile/user_placeholder.gif" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/JenniferMichelleForte">JenniferMichelleForte</a>:<br />I am a photographer by hobby and I seem to capture spirits. Here on the side appears a ghost of a man and his dog , many people were buried here back in the lush greens of Fairmount Park. At night it is a natural cemetary where the dead wear just put in the ground with no markers. Photo By Jennifer Michelle

  • Forest Park (Pinewoods) Cemetery, Troy, NY

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/Tara_Copat"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="http://graph.facebook.com/660156943/picture?type=square" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/Tara_Copat">Tara Copat</a>:<br />

  • St John's Cemetery, Providence, RI

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/purkasz"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="http://s.huffpost.com/images/profile/user_placeholder.gif" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/purkasz">purkasz</a>:<br />Haunted by Poe himself while courting a nearby love. Also the favorite of H. P. Lovecraft and his circle of writers. Stay at the nearby B&B The Old Court so you can walk here late at night past the "Shunned House."

  • St John's Cemetery, Providence, RI

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/purkasz"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="http://s.huffpost.com/images/profile/user_placeholder.gif" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/purkasz">purkasz</a>:<br />A nameless denizen.

  • Evergreen Cemetery - Santa Cruz, CA

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/dawnlxix"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="http://i.huffpost.com/profiles/2698538-tiny.png?20120204193236" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/dawnlxix">dawnlxix</a>:<br />

  • Mammoth Cave Baptist Church and Cemetery

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/jorofo"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="http://i.huffpost.com/profiles/543027-tiny.png?20111004221006" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/jorofo">jorofo</a>:<br />Final resting place of caver Floyd Collins.

  • Letchworth Village Cemetary

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/MISCRO"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="http://graph.facebook.com/708755862/picture?type=square" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/MISCRO">MISCRO</a>:<br />Letchworth Village Cemetary in Haverstraw/Thiells, NY. Mainly unmarked graves. Worth checking out if you want to get the whole Letchworth Village Experience. Photo taken by me.

  • Evil Angel

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/samoriarty"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="http://s.huffpost.com/images/profile/user_placeholder.gif" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/samoriarty">samoriarty</a>:<br />Evil Angel

  • Concord, MA Sleepy Hollow Cemetery

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/Dallas_Yetman"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="http://graph.facebook.com/100000107090285/picture?type=square" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/Dallas_Yetman">Dallas Yetman</a>:<br />

  • Virginia City, NV Cemetery

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/Munchausen"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="http://s.huffpost.com/images/profile/user_placeholder.gif" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/Munchausen">Munchausen</a>:<br />It has been investigated by the "Ghost Adventures" cast, and made them RUN out!

  • Lovecraft's grave in Swan Point Cemetery

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/Rick_Carufel"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="http://i.huffpost.com/profiles/1573626-tiny.png?20120124184413" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/Rick_Carufel">Rick Carufel</a>:<br />The family plot of Howard Philips Lovecraft in America's scariest cemetery, Swan Point Cemetery in Providence, R.I.

  • Bachelor's Grove Cemetery, Midlotheon, IL

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/dhabben"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="http://i.huffpost.com/profiles/2091988-tiny.png?20111227030935" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/dhabben">dhabben</a>:<br />One of the most haunted cemeteries in the U.S. More than 100 sightings of paranormal activity and apparitions.

  • Confederate Cemetery, Helena, Arkansas

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/Yellow_Dawg_Democrat"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="http://i.huffpost.com/profiles/1882831-tiny.png?20110701103816" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/Yellow_Dawg_Democrat">Yellow Dawg Democrat</a>:<br />High on a hill above the main cemetery at West Helena, Arkansas, this is really spooky!

  • Vale Cemetery Schenectady, NY

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/seawitch1313"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="http://s.huffpost.com/images/profile/user_placeholder.gif" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/seawitch1313">seawitch1313</a>:<br />Vale Cemetery is haunted. Reported statues that bleed, and many have reported seeing apparitions and hearing strange sounds. One legend is that of a crying ghost named Aggie. I named one of my black cats Aggie in her honor.

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