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Update on Cemetery Expansion

On Sept, 1 2020, Washington Crossing began an expansion project to add critically needed burial space. The Cemetery will be adding 8 new in-ground cremation sections , a new columbarium, a new road will be added between sections 6 & 7, and an improved maintenance...

We Proudly Conduct Unattended Services for Our Veterans

We Proudly Conduct Unattended Services for Our Veterans

The Washington Crossing National Cemetery along with the Guardians of the National Cemetery, the Pennsylvania Army National Guard, local chaplains, and the Warrior’s Watch have combined to pay formal last respects to those Veterans interred at Washington Crossing...

Avenue of Flags

Avenue of Flags

The “Avenue of Flags” at Washington Crossing National Cemetery is truly a majestic sight.  It consists of over 145 U.S. flags flown at the top of 20’ removable poles along the roads at designated times of the year.  The flags are 4 ½’ x 9’ burial size flags with the...

Gold Star Families Memorial Monument

Gold Star Families Memorial Monument

During World War I, it was common practice for families to display a blue star in the window of their home in support of their family member who was serving in the military. That practice was followed by families placing a gold star over the blue star if their family...

Year in Review – 2019

We, the Guardians of the National Cemetery, began our tenth year at Washington Crossing National Cemetery (WCNC) with our annual banquet recognizing the Washington Crossing Honor Guard at Northampton Country Club. During the banquet we unveiled a PowerPoint slide show...

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Guardians of the National Cemetery
PO Box 233
Newtown, PA
18940

The official registration and financial information of Guardians of the National Cemetery Foundation may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling 1 (800) 732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.