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Effective immediately, the Florence American Cemetery and Sicily-Rome American Cemetery, both in Italy, are completely closed to the public until further notice. These closures are out of an abundance of caution and are aligned with current prevention measures recommended by local authorities.

Bronze statue of two brothers in arms is located at Sicily-Rome American Cemetery.

In keeping with current precautionary measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 by U.S. and Italian authorities, the Sicily-Rome American Cemetery will be closed to the general public until at least April 3, 2020.

Rows of marble headstones dot the rolling landscape at Florence American Cemetery.

In keeping with current precautionary measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 by U.S. and Italian authorities, the Florence American Cemetery will be closed to the general public until at least April 3, 2020.

Historical image of President Woodrow Wilson and wife laying wreath at temporary cemetery.

It is the American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) 97th anniversary today. ABMC was created after World War I on March 4, 1923 as there was a need for federal control over the commemoration of American armed forces overseas.

Map to access Normandy American Cemetery (March-April 2020)

Road work to impact access to Normandy American Cemetery

A member of the French military salutes as he faces the memorial.

Due to high wind advisories, the Domaine National de Saint-Cloud where the Lafayette Escadrille Memorial Cemetery (LEMC) is located will be closed until at least 1400 local time on Saturday, February 29, 2020.

Headstones and American flag, Somme American Cemetery.

Due to a winter storm and to ensure the safety of our staff and visitors, Somme American Cemetery is closed to the public for the rest of today, Thursday, February 27, 2020. We apologize for any inconvenience.

 

 

Chateau-Thierry Monument Visitor Center Temporarily Closed

A large fountain is in front of the memorial cemetery building.

Due to heavy winds in the area, the Lafayette Escadrille Memorial Cemetery will remain closed Thursday, February 13.