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American History ~ Burial Customs and Cemeteries

The very bloodied grounds of Gettysburg National Cemetery. Visited so many time, and never stopped being amazed at the hardships of those living during that terrible time.

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President John Fitzgerald Kennedy was buried in Arlington National Cemetery on November 25, 1963. The site was designed by architect John Carl Warnecke, a long-time friend of President Kennedy's. The permanent John F. Kennedy Eternal Flame grave site was consecrated and opened to the public on March 15, 1967. http://www.arlingtoncemetery.net/jfk.htm

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Golden Gate National Cemetery in San Bruno, CA. There are 146 such cemeteries in the US, and 24 more outside the US.

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Historic Cemeteries and Cemetery Tours