Great Lakes National Cemetery (Michigan)

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Great Lakes National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery located in Holly, Oakland County, Michigan. It was established in 2005, and is the second national cemetery in the state of Michigan, along with Fort Custer National Cemetery.[1] Administered by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, the cemetery covers 544 acres and, as of 2014, had over 23,000 interments.

History[edit]

The land of the cemetery was once owned by the industrialist and Spanish–American War veteran, Bryson Dexter Horton, founder of Square D electronics. The first interment took place on October 17, 2005.

Notable interments[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ United States Department of Veterans Affairs: Cemeteries – Great Lakes National Cemetery
  2. ^ Lynn Chandnois at Find a Grave

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 42°51′01″N 83°37′07″W / 42.85028°N 83.61861°W / 42.85028; -83.61861