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1450 Wilkes St, NOTE: Not to be confused with ARLINGTON National Cemetery, Alexandria, VA 22314-3424
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Reviewed December 9, 2018

On Saturday, December 15, Wreaths Across America will place wreaths on the Veterans memorials in this cemetery to honor those that served our country. Everyone is invited to attend the ceremony that starts promply at noon. Please come join us then.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank barrystauffer
Reviewed December 3, 2018

The whole place was very beautiful and very sad. It's a place where you go to quietly contemplate on life.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LoudonLiver
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Adjacent to the Alexandria African American Heritage Park. Quiet and lovely, especially in early morning or late afternoon. Graves, mostly Union troops & some U.S. Colored Troops, include government civilians who died trying to catch John Wilkes Booth.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank David L
Reviewed May 28, 2018

Beautiful cemetery. During our 1 week stay in DC we enjoyed the cemetery walks on several occasions. So much history in Old Town Alexandra... overwhelming.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Ladyisred
Reviewed May 28, 2018

If you are a History buff or just want to see the resting place of some great American’s this is your place to go. It’s quiet, peaceful, and meticulously maintained.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Davin D
Reviewed April 9, 2018

As Veterans my husband and myself loved seeing how well this cemetery was cared for..It is beautiful and makes one very proud to walk through. Pride is definitely shown to those that have fallen for this wonderful country in Alexandria National Cemetery.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank pamelal117
Reviewed March 29, 2018

If you like cemeteries, this is a nice one. Not so big, well kept. Very quiet, nice stoll. Birds are singing, the sun was nice and warm. No one around. Nice place to reflect on all the lives sacrified for the country, and all the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank carole_mist
Reviewed February 13, 2018

Walking through Alexandria National Cemetery is so peaceful! If you want to get right off the beaten path in Old Town, its worth a stroll!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank maryellenruff
Reviewed January 3, 2018

I think that this place is a big part of USA's story. The soldiers are so serius and I walked and heard in silence. You have to see the change of guard. E' un pezzo della storia di America. Emozionante il cambio guardia

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Diletta P
Reviewed December 19, 2017 via mobile

I was in awe of the amount of people of old that were buried at this graveyard. There were several cemeteries in the general area and there was walking paths to walk through. I have never seen anything like it. Definitely felt like a walk...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Response from executivewench | Reviewed this property |
I honestly didn't know Alexandria national cemetery was a thing until about two years ago....i never realized people got the two confused but will endeavor to be clear on descriptions