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Washington Crossing National Cemetery, Newtown

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Washington Crossing National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery located in Upper Makefield Township, in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. It opened in late 2009 and occupies approximately 205 acres (83 ha). Administered by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, the cemetery serves veterans in the greater Philadelphia metropolitan area and is located less than 3 miles (4.8 km) from the Washington Crossing Historic Park.

Bucks County Congressman Patrick Murphy has been credited with securing federal funding for the cemetery after decades of congressional inaction.
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  • The military provides a beautiful farewell to a loved one. Very respectful and moving and nothing less than excellent. 
    The military provides a beautiful farewell to a loved one. Very respectful and moving and nothing less than excellent.  more »
  • it is a little Arlington Cemetary for our veterans .A sad beautiful place ,the burials are dove very well & moving 
    it is a little Arlington Cemetary for our veterans .A sad beautiful place ,the burials are dove very well & moving  more »
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  • A beautiful tribute to our fallen. Make sure you don’t miss the Goldstar memorial near the administrative building/funeral procession staging area. I was honored to have spent some time with a gold star mother and widow during my short visit there today. Touching. Humbling.
  • My father was recently buried here in October. He was a Vietnam Vet served in Navy. The service was amazing and beautiful tribute that all soldiers deserve. Beautiful Cemetery that’s peaceful displays nothing but honor to all our fallen.

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