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“So many tombstones in row after row” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Fort Rosecrans Cemetery

Fort Rosecrans Cemetery
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River Forest, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“So many tombstones in row after row”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2013

It is like our Arlington National Cemetery in Washington DC area, but on the west coast. So many that have served our country well, with a display of their tombstones, white and in row after row, shining in the sun, showing us how much they gave to keep our country free.

Visited May 2013
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San Diego, CA
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“A serene walk through history”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 6, 2013

Lived here for years and never ventured beyond the gates. An interesting and calming experience visiting the last resting place of those who served our country from the Spanish American war through today. And what a great view they all have....

Visited April 2013
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Orem, Utah
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“Sacred Grounds”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2013

My grandparents are buried here overlooking Mission Bay. Take the time to walk around. So thankful for those that gave their all for our freedom.

Visited April 2013
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Waco, Texas, United States
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“Beautiful place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 18, 2013

What a beautiful place to be laid to rest. I had never been to a national cemetery before but most of the grave sites overlook the ocean and it's a really pleasant place to see. There are some nice trees for shade and things to read about the cemetery in various locations. Some of the individuals there are recent and some were buried a really long time ago. Very well kept by the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Visited March 2013
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“Inspiring, sweeping views”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 17, 2013

It's hard to imagine that seeing row upon row of white crosses on graves would have an emotional impact on you, but it surely does. Park and walk around and look at the dates on the markers - some go way back. At sunset, this place is even more beautiful with the sun peeking through the trees. Be sure to go on to the Cabrillo National Monument just down the road. The view looking back at the city from the left side of the road if amazing.

Visited March 2013
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