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Sarasota National Cemetery

Closed Now: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Funeral service at SNC

Respectful and VERY well organized. There is high volume here and the planning to keep difficult... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Dogman8
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Sarasota, FL
Impactful

I have been to a number of national cemeteries and have found each to have a unique character. 4 of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
1armyvet
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Greenwich, Connecticut
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Route 72, I75 Exit 205, 4.7miles heading east., Sarasota, FL
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Respectful and VERY well organized. There is high volume here and the planning to keep difficult occasions respectful while efficient is remarkable.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Dogman8
Reviewed 5 days ago

I have been to a number of national cemeteries and have found each to have a unique character. 4 of us spent over 2 hours reading the various displays. Very moving.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 1armyvet
Reviewed 1 week ago

The amphitheater is wonderful and the artwork both inspiring and humbling. The spirit of our veterans buried there lives on. It was a surprising experience for me -- not morbid or depressing but rather soothing in a way.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank vac1017
Reviewed 1 week ago

My dad, a WWII veteran passed in May of 2015. The year before, he had made arrangements to be buried at Sarasota National cemetery and had actually taken us out there to show us around soon after he made the arrangements for himself and my...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank travelortombo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were driving down the road past this place from Myakka State Park and stopped. The central part is spectacular, quite a tribute to our armed forces. We were the only ones present, but there were hundreds of crows there loudly crying, it was unusual...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ken j
Reviewed January 13, 2019

I was so touched and in awe of this place. It was really beautiful and paid tribute to our military in a meaningful way.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank tazSyd
Reviewed January 10, 2019

This is an amazing resting place for our military and their spouses. It is so beautiful and peaceful. They have a covered area which they hold events on special occasions. The pictures and statues tell amazing stories. When a soldier is laid to rest taps...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Karen M
Reviewed January 9, 2019

We had a very private service for a family member, very honorable of the departed..will go back and visit the entire place,

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank CarolandFrank39
Reviewed January 6, 2019

The service for the deceased was very military and done well. Well kept facility and very well organized.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank luassudipal
Reviewed December 27, 2018

The Sarasota National Cemetery was constructed about ten or twelve years ago. Its located on State Road 72, approv four miles east of I-75. The exit off the interstate is Clark Road//State Road 72. This Cemetery looks like a beautiful Park, and will just take...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank A8768WImarko
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Bouncieboy
May 27, 2016|
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Response from Karen L |
They are having a ceremony on Saturday at 11 am - Brigadier General Gerald McIlmoyle (US Airforce, retired) will be speaking. There will be a band as well.
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Avin P
February 2, 2016|
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Response from Gregory H |
Thank you for stating what this cemetery is for. Attraction is not one of the words that I would subscribe to this hallowed ground.
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