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Memphis National Cemetery

3568 Townes Ave, Memphis, TN 38122-1299
+1 901-386-8311
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A place of dignified reverence for heroes

I officiated at the funeral and placement of cremains of the father of a friend, complete with full... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2017
mjlarivi
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Bartlett, Tennessee
via mobile
Awe-inspiring

We went there to find one of my wife's grandfathers, a Civil War veteran. There are so many graves... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2015
wwarren777
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Dallas, Texas
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6 Jan 2017
“A place of dignified reverence for heroes”
7 Jul 2015
“Awe-inspiring”
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3568 Townes Ave, Memphis, TN 38122-1299
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Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

I officiated at the funeral and placement of cremains of the father of a friend, complete with full military honors. The staff of the cemetery was in attendance and they were exceptionally nice. Well kept and manicured, the entire area is saturated with respect and...More

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Reviewed 7 July 2015

We went there to find one of my wife's grandfathers, a Civil War veteran. There are so many graves here. Must be 10 or 20 thousand. So many of them are "Unknown Soldier" and it makes you stop, pause, and think about what they went...More

1  Thank wwarren777
Reviewed 21 June 2015

I'd never been to a national cemetery before so I decided to stop by. As I drove in, I was immediately struck by the sheer volume of nearly perfectly aligned military headstones. I checked with the office and there are nearly 40,000 interred there, 30,000...More

Thank paulbahr
Reviewed 26 November 2014

I love visiting cemeteries. This was well worth the time. I didn't expect it to be much, but there are a lot of people buried there. It has a very peaceful feeling. Nice place to stop, wander around, and get lost in your thoughts of...More

Thank DHow6
Reviewed 22 July 2013 via mobile

A beautiful quiet change of pace if you've spent the night before on Bee street. Beautiful monuments, civil war history.

1  Thank ooky57
Reviewed 27 March 2013

My grandfather is one of the 40,000 buried at the Memphis National Cemetery. While it's the final resting place for so many, it also have a bit of history on the grounds. After entering the cemetery, a bronze tablet with the Gettysburg address and another...More

2  Thank airlink9972
Reviewed 26 August 2012

As a veteran I make an effort to visit the local National Cemetery. This is a lovely one with a bit of history also. Their web page has details & has a map. As of this writing there was no entrance fee & you can...More

1  Thank SubicChick
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