“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.”
Foundation for Adopting Graves
American Cemetery Margraten
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.
Cemetery reopening on December 3
As an update to the cemetery reopening, ABMC has authorized the grounds to open to the public beginning on 3 December….Read more
Cemetery temporarily closed due to Covid-19
Following the announcement by Prime Minister Rutte and out of an abundance of caution, ABMC had decided to close the Netherlands…Read more