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“God would choose this site for a second Heaven”

Fort Rosecrans Cemetery
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Lakeside, California
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
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“God would choose this site for a second Heaven”
Reviewed April 13, 2013

On a hill overlooking the Pacific Ocean the tranquility is something you can feel, peaceful and beautiful. The area is pristine and groomed at all times. This is fitting resting site for our brave men and women.

Visited December 2012
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“heroes”
Reviewed April 12, 2013

it was very emotional to see all the graves of soldiers. rows and rows of grave s from 2 world wars and other conflicts.

Visited March 2013
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Stockton, California
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“Inspirational!”
Reviewed April 8, 2013

A must see for every American. These men and women gave their lives for our freedom. It was a beautiful location and they were actually having a service for a fallen hero and it was emotional to see them fold the flag! Worth the trip!

Visited April 2013
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“Must see”
Reviewed March 26, 2013 via mobile

Incredible view on San Diego downtown and Coronado.
The memorial itself is also very impressive. Endless rows of tombstones as often seen in movies.
When you are in San Diego, definitely take one hour to go there (15min drive from downtown, 30min stay and 15min back)!

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Kaneohe, Hawaii, USA
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“Awe”
Reviewed March 25, 2013

There are thousands of head stones lined up perfectly. Beautiful area gives respect to soldiers that deserve it. A must see.

Visited March 2013
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