Georgia National Cemetery, Canton

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Georgia National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery located near the city of Canton, in Cherokee County, Georgia. Managed by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, it encompasses, and has been undergoing development with the intention of servicing the interment needs of United States military veterans and their families for the next fifty years.
The land for the cemetery was donated by land developer and World War II veteran, Scott Hudgens. J. M. Wilkerson Construction Company, Inc. was hired to develop the land. The cemetery opened for interments on April 24, 2006 with space available for nearly 30,000 grave sites. As of 2014, more than 8,000 were interred on the site.
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  • It is 4 miles from a main road through hills. Very beautiful layout with large grave area and Places to hold funeral services.  more »
  • We recently participated with Wreaths Across America on December 14th. The system of laying Christmas wreaths on every soldiers grave for the holiday and to remember each soldier. It was well...  more »
  • The volunteers made a difficult time for my family much more bearable. They truly honored my father. As a veteran, a wife of a veteran, and a daughter of a veteran, I was truly touched by the respect given by everyone who served us leading up to and at my father's service. Their kindness will never be forgotten.
  • The Cemetery is a very pretty place may she rest in peace till I can join my wife of 53 years

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