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Santa Fe National Cemetery

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Address: 501 North Guadalupe St., Santa Fe, NM 87501
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Civil War buffs will appreciate the little known history of the 28...

Civil War buffs will appreciate the little known history of the 28 Confederate soldiers from Texas buried in this spot.

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Walking through the Santa Fe National Cemetery is a beautiful location at the north end of the city. It is well laid out and a tribute to those who served our country.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Omak, Washington
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Omak, Washington
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190 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Walking through the Santa Fe National Cemetery is a beautiful location at the north end of the city. It is well laid out and a tribute to those who served our country.

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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The National Cemetery at Santa Fe is our Federal Government at its best! It is heart-warming to see our government taking the time to provide such a lovely resting place for our valiant veterans. The grounds are immaculately cared for and beautifully groomed. The pavilion for "graveside" services is spacious and convenient. The local Veteran's Associations are to be commended... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

I work out at the Spa, across the highway, and I come here to walk, just to get some exercise and reflect on all the stories and lives and experiences represented in this place. I find it very grounding.....

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Pueblo, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

We have a number of relatives buried in the National Cemetery and visit often. The staff keeps this cemetery in great condition. There is never any trash or anything out of order. The directory and markings are easy to use and find your loved ones. We have also attended a burial here and it was nicely organized and very respectful... More 

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Berthoud, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

We stumbled upon this site and glad that we did. We were in awe of the vast number of men and women at this location that have served our country.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

I am from Canada, and we do not glamorize our military the way our US neighbours do, yet I was in awe by the size, history and significance of this cemetery. If you want to take photographs, go to see the office first, as they have strict rules. While I only took a few photos, it is a place to... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

A beautiful setting for the last resting place for many of America's veterans. The keepers do a great job of maintaining the grass in a desert environment. The only oddity (and not a good one) is that it is the only National Cemetery in the country where a section does not allow the standard upright, white marble grave markers we... More 

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

This is a guge cemetery and if cemetery;s can be described as impressive this one is. It sits on the side of a number of slopes alongside the highway and is dotted with many white crosses. Worth a visit .

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Tulsa, OK
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

We first noticed this cemetery when driving to our hotel - it's huge! The white headstones stretch out forever, really reminding you of the sacrifice of our military men and women. This is a beautiful and well maintained cemetery, basically in the heart of Santa Fe.

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Frisco, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

I periodically make a stop at the Santa Fe National Cemetery to pay my respects to my friend and mentor who served with distinction with the United States Marines during World War II. He was among the troops who stormed Imo Jima. I am grateful for the sacrifices he made to protect our liberties and to the many contributions he... More 

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