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Poplar Grove National Cemetery

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Proud to Step Foot on this Property

This cemetery may be very similar to other National Civil War Cemeteries, but its history and... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2018
Hagerstown, Maryland
Scenic & Well Kept

A very scenic and well-kept National Cemetery. The grounds were immaculate, and there was a large... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2018
Kevin K
Okinawa City, Japan
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

This cemetery may be very similar to other National Civil War Cemeteries, but its history and recent renovations reveal a very unique story. I am so proud to say that our government saw fit to restore dignity to the heroes buried here. There is a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Richelle14
Reviewed 24 October 2018

A very scenic and well-kept National Cemetery. The grounds were immaculate, and there was a large, new US flag flying high and proudly over the graves. The VC was closed due to the season, so it was a quick stop to take in the cost...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kevin K
Reviewed 29 May 2018

This is a stop as a part of the Petersburg National Battlefield Park. It is a somber place to view graves of those who gave there lives during the Civil War.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Allen S
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Off-the-beaten path National Cemetery has many graves for known and unknown soldiers of the civil war primarily but also of other wars. Interesting interpretive leaflet available near gates; not always staffed; passport stamps available at battlefield visitors center. Separated from battlefield site. Now closed to...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Kim H
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Poplar Grove National Cemetery is part of the Western Front Driving Tour of the Petersburg National Battlefield. The downside is most of route is either covered by modern development or bushes and trees. Getting to Poplar Grove from Petersburg National Battlefield, I would highly recommend...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Allen G
Reviewed 14 May 2017

It was interesting after visiting the Civil was battle sites to go pay our respects to the soldiers who died there.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Sherry F
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Well kept with rows and rows of heroes. Free admission, public restrooms and parking. Stop and pay your respects.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank RobertAHammond
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Stone gardens aren't considered the best places to visit, but I couldn't resist this one. A reconstruction project was underway and we intruded, but were treated very nicely by the project's managing engineer and given a short tour. We were shown the grave of my...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 28 November 2015

We stopped here after visiting the eastern battlefield at Petersburg and didn't walk the entire grounds. I'd visit the Hollywood Cemetery before this. However, this would be a good visit to see and pay respects.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank gatorhoosier
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Though still in use today there is a well of history amongst the old gravestones, a time past when the events of the day were bloody and steeped in misery.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Margaret C
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