Golden Gate National Cemetery

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Golden Gate National Cemetery

Location
1300 Sneath Lane
San Bruno, San Mateo County, California, 94066 USA
Phone 650-589-7737
Website
Memorials 144,084 added (99% photographed)

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Golden Gate National Cemetery occupies 161 acres in the city of San Bruno, which is 12 miles south of San Francisco. Congress authorized its construction in 1937, and interments began in 1941. The cemetery was officially dedicated on Memorial Day 1942, which fell on May 30 that year. It is among a host of veterans’ cemeteries begun in the 1930s and completed in the 1940s in cities across the country that were home to large numbers of veterans. It is closed to new interments, but subsequent interments of veterans and/or eligible family members that share an existing gravesite can be made. Golden Gate National Cemetery should not be confused with the San Francisco National Cemetery, which was established during the 1800s in the city’s Presidio.

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GPS Coordinates: 37.6312447, -122.4348679

  • Added: 1 Jan 2000
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #7990