“Burial place of Zachary Taylor”
Burial place of Zachary Taylor, 12th President of the the United States of America. Zachary Taylor National Cemetery, located at 4701 Brownsboro Road (US-42), in northeast Louisville, Kentucky (near Saint Matthews, Kentucky) is a national cemetery where former President of the United States Zachary Taylor and his first lady Margaret Taylor are buried. Zachary Taylor National Cemetery was listed in the National Register of Historic Places on November 3, 1983. Presently, the cemetery has 13,486 interments. It is one of seven national cemeteries in the commonwealth of Kentucky, and one of 112 in the entire United States of America. Those buried at the national cemetery served in six wars: Spanish-American War, World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, and the Persian Gulf War. The cemetery started as the family cemetery of Zachary Taylor's family. Also buried at the site are Taylor's parents, Richard Taylor, who was a colonel in the American Revolutionary War, and Sarah Strother Taylor. President Taylor's son, Richard Taylor, who was a general for the Confederate States of America, is buried at Metairie Cemetery in New Orleans.
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Zachary Taylor National Cemetery
- Sun: 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
- Fri, Sat: 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
- Mon - Thu: 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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