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Fort Rosecrans Cemetery

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Address: 1800 Cabrillo Memorial Drive, San Diego, CA 92106
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While visiting Point Loma Lighthouse we passed this cemetery. It was beautiful and such a humbling experience. I did not realize it existed but I am so glad to have seen it.

Reviewed April 21, 2016
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Dublin, Ohio
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Reviewed April 21, 2016

While visiting Point Loma Lighthouse we passed this cemetery. It was beautiful and such a humbling experience. I did not realize it existed but I am so glad to have seen it.

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Cottonwood, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed April 21, 2016

This gorgeous military cemetery is worth an hour or so walking. Medal of Honor winners have special plaques that explain their heroism. This place instills a sense of gratitude for all these servicemen and their wives (who are often buried near their husbands).

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Panama City Beach, Florida, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed April 21, 2016

One of the true gems. Overlooking the bay and the Pacific. All those who served remembered not often enough.

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San Diego, California
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Reviewed April 20, 2016

Seeing the tombstones arranged in military formation, with the surrounding scenery of Point Loma is quite impressive. There are burials from World War II, and from Medal of Honor recipients.

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Mesa, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed April 20, 2016

This is my grandmothers resting place. We really appreciate the fact that it is close to town yet still removed from the hustle and bustle of the city

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed April 19, 2016

This is on the drive up to Cabrillo monument. Very serene and views of the ocean. We didn't stop, only drove through.

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Lebanon, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed April 16, 2016

Beautifully maintained National Cemetery. Please take a moment to pause, say a prayer, or just give a moment of silence for the men buried here who gave the ultimate sacrifice in protecting America and our freedoms!!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
Reviewed April 10, 2016

We spent a couple hours at this cemetery. Beautifully maintained and offering amazing views. We walked, read headstones and then drove the roads. What a great tribute to our veterans and their families. My husband is a veteran and was truly moved by the sites.

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Dallas, Texas
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Reviewed April 9, 2016

As you approach the site you realize how large it is. Interesting and appropriate setting. Truly sobering experience.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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Reviewed April 6, 2016

Large military cemeteries tend to be very emotional places. Such is the case with Fort Rosecrans Cemetery. Lines and lines of white gravestones. Women and men who have died in or after service to all the rest of us. Wow. I appreciate how easy it was to view the cemetery. And what a spectacular place to have gravestones facing the... More 

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