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Houston, Texas: Howard Hughes Grave Site

Tomb of super-wealthy, germ-phobic Howard Hughes (1905-1976). The aviator/business tycoon's home state grave memorial would fit right into any gaudy Hollywood cemetery.

Glenwood Cemetery

2525 Washington Ave, Houston, TX
Glenwood Cemetery. From Washington Ave. turn left into entrance. Head to south end passing many ostentatious tombs. Hughes is on the right.
Gates open daily 7-5 Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Howard Hughes Grave.

Howard Hughes Grave

We went today.

[Daisy, 01/24/2024]

The mega-wealthy Hughes was notoriously terrified of germs. His grave looks to be built solid to block any contagion-carrying visitor.

Howard Hughes Grave.

Howard Hughes Grave Site

Howard Hughes was once known as the richest man in the world. His final resting place lies in a quiet cemetery in Houston, Texas. Many notable Houstonians are buried in the same cemetery.

[Hunter Cosmo, 07/23/2015]

In Roadside America, Howard Hughes is best known as the guy who built the Spruce Goose, world's largest wooden plane, which survives as a tourist attraction in Oregon.

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