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 one of two national cemeteries in Michigan (the other being Fort Custer).[1] Administered by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, the cemetery covers 544 acres and, as of 2014, had over 23,000 interments.

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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.

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