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Chattanooga National Cemetery

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nice but sad

This is so impressive. I have been the Hawaii on memorial day and this is just as good. There was... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
lynnette904
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Lafayette, Louisiana
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A moving experience to visit this cemetery. It is hard to fathom so many loved ones lost and the... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2018
advsmuch
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From Civil war vets to current Day Vets, this is sacred ground. This cemetery is unique as unique individual headstones are allowed so it is not all white markers. There is even a railroad marker where the ashes of those killed in a tragic accident...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

This is so impressive. I have been the Hawaii on memorial day and this is just as good. There was no special occasion. This is really something to see. The way they are all positioned. The amount of work it takes to keep this in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 November 2018

A moving experience to visit this cemetery. It is hard to fathom so many loved ones lost and the families/friends profoundly affected. The open hillsides seem to stretch forever, dotted by the white headstones. At the end of a day touring the city, when we...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 29 October 2018

Very nice, well maintained and worthy of all the men and women laid to rest here. Can’t say much else than what I have so far.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 27 October 2018

Emotional visit for anyone. Massive amount of headstones from Civil War, but also very much represented is WWI, WWII, Korea, Vietnam.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 17 October 2018

We try to stop at national cameterys when we travel. This is a very good one and we were glad to see they have plenty of space left for future veteran burials. We found Desmond Doss (WWll medal of honor winner) marker in section P...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

We immediately saw the well manicured cemetery in route to the Zoo and thought how beautiful the grounds were kept, it reminded me of the Arlington National Cemetery but on a smaller scale. The way the white tombstones are laid out made us pay attention...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Beautiful, somber and sobering. Stop stumbled upon the national cemetery by accident and the beauty drew us in. The short time spent driving thru brought a lot of things into perspective.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

It is always humbling to remember, especially in these times of political rancor, that brave men and women paid with their lives for the freedoms we enjoy. This place of peace is a somber reminder.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 11 October 2018

This is the historic centerpiece that represents the best of the best in Chattanooga. No one coming to the area should miss the opportunity to visit this landmark in the heart of the city. So much history to be learned and honored here! It is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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apatriot73
29 June 2018|
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Response from Richard R | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are many hotels in the downtown area with a wide range of prices and quality, including the major chains. They are only 5-7 minutes away and staying downtown will permit you to see the other sights and enjoy the... More
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Charlene J
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Response from Rebecca S | Reviewed this property |
Way over a mile, probably a mile square. We drove to the larger monuments and were still there quite a long time. Unless you do marathon's and have a lot of time, i would not recommend
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