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Eastern Shore Veterans Cemetery
Hurlock, Dorchester County, Maryland

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Eastern Shore Veterans Cemetery

GPS: 38.674748, -75.898748

6827 E New Market Ellwood Rd
Hurlock, MD 21643

Published: August 13, 2016
Total records: 4,747

Eastern Shore Veterans Cemetery is owned and operated by the Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs.

History

Eastern Shore Veterans Cemetery at Hurlock is located 2 miles south of Preston and about 5 miles northwest of Hurlock on State Route 331. Eastern Shore Veterans Cemetery opened in December 1976, with a total capacity of 14,000 burial sites. Donated by the citizens of Dorchester County, the site was formerly a 35-acre wheat field. The layout of the burial sites is based on a system of radials and concentric circles centered on the American flag in the plaza area of the Chapel.

Cemetery Records

Records published here were acquired from the US Department of Veterans Affairs. They includes dates of death up through March 17, 2016.


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