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Alexandria National Cemetery

1450 Wilkes St, NOTE: Not to be confused with ARLINGTON National Cemetery, Alexandria, VA 22314-3424
+1 703-221-2183
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Beautiful grounds

This is wonderful and personal since both my parents and uncles are buried there. So we go to visit... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
marybG7026IH
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Fort Washington, Maryland
Civil War veterans and pioneers buried here.

This is an extensive cemetery, actually a dozen or so cemeteries. The individual cemeteries are... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
eastbyeast2017
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Alexandria, Virginia
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1450 Wilkes St, NOTE: Not to be confused with ARLINGTON National Cemetery, Alexandria, VA 22314-3424
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+1 703-221-2183

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is wonderful and personal since both my parents and uncles are buried there. So we go to visit them - but we have taken the tours which are very informative. They have a phone app also which is very helpful.

Thank marybG7026IH
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an extensive cemetery, actually a dozen or so cemeteries. The individual cemeteries are divided by plantings, fences, or walls. All the old churches are represented regardless of religion. Some of the veterans buried are unknown, apparently found on the battlefield and interred. Some...More

Thank eastbyeast2017
Reviewed 29 October 2017

This is a little known/talked about national cemetery. I've spent a lot of time in the Northern Virginia area and honestly didn't know it existed. This was right behind my hotel and my room had a view of it so I checked it out. Most...More

Thank coachgt
Reviewed 19 October 2017

i love this place, great way to honor those who have served our country and learn a bit too. it is metro accessible, make sure to wear comfortable shoes.

Thank girlcalledgrey
Reviewed 13 August 2017

This is a very pretty cemetery with history to tell just south of Old Town, but it is not Arlington, there is not changing of the guard, Kennedy is not buried here and on and on...

4  Thank retrieverlvr
Reviewed 12 August 2017

This location truly honors those that have served. What else is important? I have waited my life to see this place. It was so worth it. Truly honored to be there.

Thank Everett M
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

The National Cemetery at Alexandria is the Nations first. It is very well laid out. There is also a care taker, you will provide you with some very interesting history of the Cemetery. It is well worth a visit after you go to one of...More

Thank Jason A
Reviewed 28 June 2017

One of the things that I learned was the importance of Alexandria as a military base during the Civil War. I also learned about the system of cemeteries that were developed as a result of the war. As with other national cemeteries, this is a...More

Thank gilliganncphd
Reviewed 25 May 2017

this is such a beautiful place and the history of all the people there very nice cemetery kinda strange its a attraction but nice place to thank all the people gave there lives for our country

Thank merene3
Reviewed 11 April 2017

an off-the-beaten-path "hidden gem" that's not very extensive compared with the enormous Arlington National Cemetery just a couple miles away -- but charming and historic

Thank Steve M
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explorer3
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Response from executivewench | Reviewed this property |
I honestly didn't know Alexandria national cemetery was a thing until about two years ago....i never realized people got the two confused but will endeavor to be clear on descriptions
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