Calverton National Cemetery, Calverton

#14 of 34 in Historic Sites in Long Island
Cemetery · Tourist Spot
Calverton National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery in the Town of Riverhead in Suffolk County on eastern Long Island in New York. The cemetery's street address is in Calverton but the property is in the adjacent hamlet of Wading River. It encompasses 1,045 acres (423 ha) and as of the end of 2008 had 212,000 interments.
It has the largest area of any national cemetery in the United States, and the busiest (in terms of daily burials) conducting more than 7,000 burials each year as of 2011.
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  • This is a beautiful peaceful cemetery. It is well groomed. The sections are tree-lined and most have uniform marble headstones. The overall experience is awe inspiring.  more »
  • Neat as a pin. Monuments reminding us of the wars and those who lost their lives. The cemetery has a new monument they will be unveiling Oct 13th honoring all service women. All are welcome 11am-1pm  more »
  • They keep it so nice and manicured!! Very tranquil
  • Very beautiful cemetery my father was laid to rest there today. Rip Robert Butch Rushton love you daddy

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