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Address: 431 Walnut St, Grafton, WV 26354-1748
Phone Number: +1 304-265-2044

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Grafton WV National Cemetery

This is such a beautiful place, you need to come here and visit, it is # 2 in state of WV also # 1 is located here,

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 September 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is such a beautiful place, you need to come here and visit, it is # 2 in state of WV also # 1 is located here,

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Huntington, West Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

My wife and I went here on the return from Blackwater Falls and upon seeing all of the gravesites for the veterans that served to protect America, my sense of American pride and freedom continued to grow. I felt honored to be able to see this site and am glad for the contributions that these veterans have given us all.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

Upon entering Grafton and Prunytown, it is very apparent that these two little towns admire and honor US veterans. When you enter through the gates of each cemetery, you can't help but be humbled by the visual numbers of the lives who have served this country from the Civil War and on.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

This is something you have to see for yourself. It evokes a different feeling for everyone. This place is huge. You won't believe how many soldiers occupy this land.

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Grafton, West Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

Come see the Memorial Day Parade...many school children have dressed in white, marched in the parade, then decorated the graves in the National Cemetery. This is an annual event and a big celebration in Grafton. Of course, Grafton has many veterans and patriotic citizens who support the National Cemetery.

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Scott Depot, West Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2015

Traveled through the cemetery close to sunset and the views were amazing. The white headstones were a sad reminder of what sacrifices our soldiers make daily for us to enjoy such peaceful surroundings.

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Grafton, West Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2015

this cemetery is the only one in the state of west Virginia and has many civil war veterans buried there

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

The Civil War may have started with shots fired at Fort Sumter SC, but the first land battle and first casualty were in West Virginia, just south of Grafton. Union private T. Bailey Brown and another soldier were confronted by confederate scouts and ordered to halt. Instead, Brown drew his pistol and fried at the lead confederate, grazing his ear.... More 

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Fairmont, West Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2015

My father was a veteran. When the time came I was informed the he could be interned here. This has been the perfect final resting place for my dad and eventfully my mom with him. The Grafton National Cemetery is a beautiful, peaceful, historic cemetery. Beautifully maintained with rolling hills and vistas. On Memorial Day all the graves are marked... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2014

When the time comes, my father will join my mother at the National Cemetery in Grafton, WV. As a WWII Veteran, it has been his wish to be buried with his fellow veterans. My mother was buried first in 2003. Initially I wasn't certain if this would be a place for her, since she didn't serve in the military. Now,... More 

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