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Alexandria National Cemetery, Alexandria

Categories: Cemeteries, Tourist Spots
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4.2/5 based on 110+ reviews on the web
Alexandria National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery, of approximately, located in the city of Alexandria, Virginia. Administered by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, it is one of the original national cemeteries that were established in 1862. As of 2014, it was site to over 4,500 interments.HistoryAs one of the original national cemeteries, it served as the burial grounds for soldiers who died in the numerous hospitals around the Alexandria area, but by 1864 it was almost filled to capacity. This led to the development of the Arlington National Cemetery.Alexandria National Cemetery was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1995.
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  • In a word: Incredible! Every US citizen should visit at least once. Beautiful peaceful place, lots of lovely trees, flowers... the Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier was very mov...  read more »
  • Definitely a Bucket List location. Only $10 for the narrated tram that you can hop on and hop off to your hearts content. Such a deal & Worth every penny. Every employee that I came in contact with at...  read more »
  • We attended the internment of a grandfather who was an instructor pilot for the navy in WWII. it was impressive and well deserved for the mans service. We were proud to attend this to honor him 
  • Clean, quiet, peaceful, and intimate. Is not busy or commercial like Arlington National.
  • Great place for a walk and actually quite peaceful
  • Boring! There's nothing to do here except sleep.
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