• Foundation for Adopting Graves
    American Cemetery Margraten

“The American Cemetery is situated along the State Highway Maastricht-Vaals in the Eijsden-Margraten Municipality in the Netherlands. It is one of the biggest cemeteries in the world the only one in The Netherlands. No less than 8,301 American liberators have been buried here. The white marble crosses and David’s stars remind us of the solders -often young- who gave their lives for our freedom during World War ll.”

Main purpose

Foundation

The Foundation for Adopting Graves at the American Cemetery in Margraten offers the opportunity of adopting a grave of a fallen liberator or a name on the Walls of the Missing. The foundation also maintains the so-called Adoption Register, an extensive database with information about adopters and the graves they’ve adopted.

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Do you want to adopt a grave or a name on the Walls of the Missing?Currently all the graves and names on the Walls of the Missing are adopted. more information
Latest news
31 mei 2017
Adoption concert in community center Margraten

On Saturday May 27, the evening before Memorial Day 2017, the American flag was raised in front of community center Oos Heim…

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12 april 2017
Family visits SSgt Francis J. Hanner in Margraten, Netherlands

On Tuesday April 11 2017 the bus driver forgets to stop at the American Cemetery in Margraten. His American passengers…

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11 april 2017
Newsletter april 2017

The newsletter for april 2017 is now available. Click here to read this newsletter and earlier editions.

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