Marietta National Cemetery is located half a mile east of central Marietta, Georgia, and 20 miles northwest of Atlanta. Burial sections are laid out to follow the site’s undulating topography in shield, circle, oval, and crescent shapes, while views of Kennesaw Mountain, Stone Mountain, and the city of Atlanta provide scenic backdrops, creating a picturesque memorial to America’s fallen military veterans. The cemetery features a monumental stone archway (one of only five in the national cemetery system), several distinctive memorials, and a stone boundary wall that dates to the early 1870s.
Because the cemetery is so old, so are some of its trees! We were called by