Bath National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery located in the town of Bath, in Steuben County, New York. It encompasses 28.9acre, and as of the end of 2005, had 13,048 interments.To visit Bath National Cemetery and other attractions in Bath, use our Bath holiday planner .
The area was originally part of the New York State Soldiers and Sailors Home, which was established in 1877; the cemetery was officially dedicated in on December 25, 1879. In 1930, it became part of the National Cemetery system.
In 1987, archaeologists digging in Fort Erie discovered the remains of 28 American soldiers who died at the time of the Niagara campaign during the War of 1812. They were reinterred in Bath National Cemetery.
A 40ft high granite "Preservation of the Union Monument" which was dedicated to Civil War soldiers, erected in 1892.The "1812 monument" marks the burial place of the 28 soldiers from the War of 1812 who were reinterred at the cemetery.
Bath National Cemetery Reviews
This was my 1st visit to a National Cemetery. It was a very humbling experience. It is located on the VA Hospital grounds. A beautiful final resting place to Honor those who sacrificed so much to figh... more »
This is an incredibly beautiful, rural spot in central NY, close to PA. Graves from the Civil War to the present. There is a museum in the VA Center, close to the cemetery. Worth a visit. more »
Beautiful, peaceful place. A place you can't help but be thankful for all our service men and women.
Nice place to put our Veterans to rest
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