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It is a very big area with all the graves of the soldiers. No words to say. A big parking area not far from the information center. Bij the information center you can get a map of the cemetery. It gave you a good feeling...More
We were on our way to Midewin Tall Grass Prairie, and stopped at the cemetery (they are very close). There was at least 3 or 4 funerals going on while we visited, but the cemetery is so large you can visit and not disturb the...More
I recently attended a funeral at the cemetary on one of the hottest days this summer. I was very impressed with the veterans participating in the ceremony, standing straight in the sun. Most were senior citizens. The ceremony was very moving
And the cemetery is...More
Was there for my aunt's internment as my uncle had served in the Navy during WW II. My family also paid for a marker for another uncle who was lost during a bombing raid over Germany and whose remains were never recovered. A dignified and...More
My sister-in-law was buried here late December 2017. I was very impressed with the Military involvement. When you arrive, a guard checks you in and when the time for the service is scheduled you are given a military escort to an outside pavilion where the...More
We had just started our Route 66 journey and were on our first day's drive from Chicago to Springfield Il when we happened upon this cemetery which is located on Route 53 just south of Joliet.
Being regular visitors to Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemeteries...More
Opening in 1999, the Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery is a newer place to explore off Route 66 in Elwood, Illinois. It is a place to reflect on those who have given their lives for our freedom. The cemetery is beautifully landscaped and even has a...More