Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis

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Fort Snelling National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery located in the Fort Snelling Unorganized Territory adjacent to the historic

fort and Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport. It is one of the two national cemeteries in the state and is the older. Administered by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, it covers 436.3 acres (176.6 ha), and as of 2020 had over 241,000 interments. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2016.

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  • This is a beautiful cemetery. All military they make it easy to find your loved ones with maps, rolling hills.  more »
  • A lovely sport, quiet and calm respite in a huge corner of graves near freeways and the International Airport. The office area has flags and an efficient computer system for locating family and...  more »
  • My dad & my uncle are both buried there. They were both in two different Military services. Plus buried in two different sections of the cemetery. I miss & love them both deeply. They mean the world to me. I will always keep them in my heart & the memories alive of them too❤I visit there grave site often as I can always. I Thank them for there services. God Bless! R.I.P. ❤🇺🇸❤🇺🇸 Its a beautiful cemetery. I love it.
  • As a National cemetery, it is very well kept. Every day the maintenance crews are out there working. I never have to worry about how I'm going to find a grave, as they are all kept neatly trimmed and visible (the flat stone markers are never hidden under inches of sod). There is always staff around to help should anyone have questions. Very lovely, quiet and contemplative place.
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