National Cemetery of the Alleghenies
Entrance to the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies
|Type||United States National Cemetery|
|Owned by||U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs|
|Size||292 acres (118 ha) |
(90 acres developed as of 2008)
|No. of graves||2,113 as of 2008[update]|
The cemetery was dedicated on October 9, 2005 by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs' National Cemetery Administration and is one of the newest cemeteries in the National Cemetery system. The first burials took place on August 15, 2005. It was constructed on farmland and contains a small farm cemetery with graves dating to the late 18th Century. When fully completed, it will provide over 100,000 burial spaces. The cemetery spans 292 acres (1.18 km2) of land and is open to visitors daily from sunrise to sunset.
- List of Pennsylvania cemeteries
- United States Department of Veterans Affairs
- United States National Cemetery
Media related to National Cemetery of the Alleghenies at Wikimedia Commons
- "Cemeteries - National Cemetery of the Alleghenies". United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). January 8, 2009. Retrieved 2009-05-25.
|This Washington County, Pennsylvania state location article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|
|This United States military article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|