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Address: Rue du Memorial Americain, Henri-Chapelle 4852, Belgium
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Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery lies 2 miles northwest of the village...

Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery lies 2 miles northwest of the village Henri-Chapelle, which is 4½ miles northwest of the Welkenraedt exit (7 miles from the German border) on the Aachen-Antwerp autoroute. Welkenraedt

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We visited to pay our respects at the cemetery. Two members of our community back in New York City are buried here. The cemetery is maintained beautifully and we were blessed with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited to pay our respects at the cemetery. Two members of our community back in New York City are buried here. The cemetery is maintained beautifully and we were blessed with a personal escort.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived at the cemetery about an hour before closing, just in time to hear the soothing music chiming through and the flags being lowered for the night. We met the Superintendent who was very friendly and full of facts. A bronze statue of the Angel of Peace looks out at more than 7,000 graves. Many buried here were casualties... More 

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Pflugerville, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Several times I have biked from Maastricht to Margraten and the American cemetery then onward to Henri Chapelle. I would say if ya are a tourist from here in the US both places are well worth a visit. The folks that work in the office at both sites re very helpful. If ya have a marker you wanna see they... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Not my first visit and not my last. It never fails to amaze me how beautiful and tranquil these cemeteries are. I could spend hours looking round and paying my respects to those that lie within the grounds.

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Great Barrington, MA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

The uncle after whom I am named is buried at this wonderfully maintained memorial. Because we were there after the first snowfall this season we were alone to see the white headstones in a field of white. Because of the wind direction the backs of the stones were were snowed over but the inscriptions on the the fronts were perfectly... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

I think every American should stop at any American cemetery in any country. The Superintendent was very informative. Beautiful plus the whole valley across the road.

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Bunde, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

This is a very moving place where thousands of American military heroes from WW2 have found their last resting place. Good to visit this cemetry from time to time in order not to forget.

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Leesburg, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Located at a high point in the very beautiful countryside. Immaculately maintained place of solitude to show honor and respect for the service these soldiers provided.

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Clinton
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Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful cemetary. It is a very moving place and I urge you to visit. If you have a loved one there graves are easy to find. On one was there to help us find the grave and we were able to fine it on our own.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

If you are within travelling distance of the cemetery, you should go. It is powerful, very well put together and maintained and simply soul-stirring. The staff speaks English, French and German. They helped me understand the history of the cemetery as well as the battles that led to those Soldiers being buried there. They also assisted me in getting a... More 

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