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Sarasota National Cemetery

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Wonderful peaceful location with the Florida flavor. Helpful volunteers and well organized. This is... read more

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Sarasota, Florida
Such a serene and interisting place.

Lots of history posted all around the property. This is a special place to visit if in the... read more

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Reviewed yesterday

Wonderful peaceful location with the Florida flavor. Helpful volunteers and well organized. This is a great final resting place for those who served their nation.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of history posted all around the property. This is a special place to visit if in the Sarasota area.

Thank Margaret H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is an important national cemetery and landmark destination for veterans and other citizens. beautiful well preserved grounds both above ground and burial grounds

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Respectful, serene, beautiful. Wonderful choice for my grandparents' final resting place. Wreaths during the holidays are also beautiful to lookat

Thank 103kerrig
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It is beautiful there. My parents are both there. They have been there since the beginning. It is very peaceful there and taken care of

Thank ZeebruggeExplorer
Reviewed 29 August 2018

There is a very large pavillion used for programs and services. Be sure to see the visit the beautiful etched historical markers that surround the pavillion.

Thank rchapura94
Reviewed 28 August 2018

I have many friends buried here and am always impressed at how beautiful the setting is. We are blessed to have such a well run veterans cemetery in this community.

Thank jimtR6300GR
Reviewed 28 August 2018

I recently went to a funeral at the National Cemetery and was quite impressed. It was very organized and the grounds are beautiful and well maintained.

Thank cynserra
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Beautiful resting place and a wonderful tribute to veterans that may bring tears to your eyes. It is sobering, wonderful, beautiful and you can walk casually around the grounds, meditate take in the atmosphere. Funerals are almost always going on but the place is large...More

Thank Greg M
Reviewed 26 August 2018

went by the place when camping in the area just a beautiful and respectful place our men and women that served.

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28 May 2016|
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Response from Karen L |
They are having a ceremony on Saturday at 11 am - Brigadier General Gerald McIlmoyle (US Airforce, retired) will be speaking. There will be a band as well.
Avin P
3 February 2016|
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Response from Gregory H |
Thank you for stating what this cemetery is for. Attraction is not one of the words that I would subscribe to this hallowed ground.