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Grafton National Cemetery

431 Walnut St, Grafton, WV 26354-1748
+1 304-265-2044
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After visiting what there is to see of the rail yard, my husband and I came upon this National... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2017
Sue N
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Very tranquil place

I found the National Cemetery to be a place to reflect and give thanks to all who have served and... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2016
Lorene L
via mobile
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“memorial day” (3 reviews)
“civil war” (5 reviews)
“veterans” (6 reviews)
431 Walnut St, Grafton, WV 26354-1748
+1 304-265-2044
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Reviewed 5 May 2017

After visiting what there is to see of the rail yard, my husband and I came upon this National Cemetery. This historic site contains the remains of the first Union soldier shot and killed by a Confederate soldier. The cemetery is very well kept. It...More

Thank Sue N
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

I found the National Cemetery to be a place to reflect and give thanks to all who have served and or given their lives for me self and family. The grounds are immaculately kept. The entrance has a visitor stop with a restroom if needed....More

Thank Lorene L
Reviewed 12 September 2016

This is such a beautiful place, you need to come here and visit, it is # 2 in state of WV also # 1 is located here,

Thank junefromwv
Reviewed 14 June 2016

My wife and I went here on the return from Blackwater Falls and upon seeing all of the gravesites for the veterans that served to protect America, my sense of American pride and freedom continued to grow. I felt honored to be able to see...More

Thank Harold S
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Upon entering Grafton and Prunytown, it is very apparent that these two little towns admire and honor US veterans. When you enter through the gates of each cemetery, you can't help but be humbled by the visual numbers of the lives who have served this...More

Thank reebee2727
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

This is something you have to see for yourself. It evokes a different feeling for everyone. This place is huge. You won't believe how many soldiers occupy this land.

Thank Vanessa H
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Come see the Memorial Day Parade...many school children have dressed in white, marched in the parade, then decorated the graves in the National Cemetery. This is an annual event and a big celebration in Grafton. Of course, Grafton has many veterans and patriotic citizens who...More

Thank patricia c
Reviewed 11 October 2015

Traveled through the cemetery close to sunset and the views were amazing. The white headstones were a sad reminder of what sacrifices our soldiers make daily for us to enjoy such peaceful surroundings.

Thank momofscooby
Reviewed 4 October 2015

this cemetery is the only one in the state of west Virginia and has many civil war veterans buried there

Thank Leisa J
Reviewed 11 August 2015

The Civil War may have started with shots fired at Fort Sumter SC, but the first land battle and first casualty were in West Virginia, just south of Grafton. Union private T. Bailey Brown and another soldier were confronted by confederate scouts and ordered to...More

Thank Paul S
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