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Santa Fe National Cemetery

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Address: 501 North Guadalupe St., Santa Fe, NM 87501
Phone Number: 505-988-6400
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Description: 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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Santa Fe National Cemetery

The cemetery was beautiful, the grounds were spotless. We walked around and saw all the Veterans stones. It was a great sight to behold.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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Broomfield, CO
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45 reviews 45 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

The cemetery was beautiful, the grounds were spotless. We walked around and saw all the Veterans stones. It was a great sight to behold.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

This is very patriotic location, especially on Memorial and Veterans Day when the graves each have a small flag. Don't miss the confederate burial ground containing the graves who fought at Glorieta in the far northeast corner. Also has a wonderful view of the mountains and plains

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Cartersville, Georgia
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We thought this was so beautiful, especially with the snow. So very pristine and peaceful. Made me feel so humble and blessed to have men and women who gave their all for me.

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Kailua-Kona
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I'm a vet and the only reason I'd like to be interned here is if my family insisted on it after I died because it would be close to them. Hot looking poorly maintained cemetery in the desert. Comparable to the one in Norther Nevada where the dust and sage looks like it blows through.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

My wife and I always try to visit each National Cemetery in the areas we visit. These cemeteries are so impressive. We are in awe of how the above ground headstones line up so perfectly no matter what direction you look - reminds me of being in formation during my military days. You cannot help but feel so proud of... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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53 reviews 53 reviews
9 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

This place like the other National Cemeteries is very special. It is impressive just driving by but if you take the time to walk up the hill you will see about 30,000 more small grave markers. The site was fist created in 1870 as a burial site for Union soldiers who died at the Battle of Glorieta Pass a few... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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150 reviews 150 reviews
59 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Our hotel overlooked the rolling hills of the Santa Fe National Cemetery. For me there is a sense of admiration for the men and women who served our country. A beautiful setting to show respect for these citizens. Thank you for your service.

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73 reviews 73 reviews
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118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

So much history here. Mass burials from civil, WW I and II here. Have to read the head stones. So many unknown veterans. Allow time because takes awhile to read all the material here.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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81 reviews 81 reviews
37 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

The Santa Fe national cemetery is well maintained and has beautiful views of the Santa Fe and Albuquerque mountains. Stop at the visitors center when you first arrive to look up specific plot locations.

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Colorado USA
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91 reviews 91 reviews
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106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Graves are all in a row, otherwise, nothing notable to be worth going for. Could us some sculptures, plaques, info on the graves.

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