Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North

Memorial Day at KVCN

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The May 29th ceremony drew a good crowd. The speaker was Major (Ret) Dwayne A. Edwards, U.S. Army.

Sgt. John Bill, Veteran, US Air Force served as chaplain for the ceremony..

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Wreaths at KVCN

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On Saturday, Dec. 10, family, friends and volunteers placed wreaths on all headstones and columbarium wall sections at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North in Williamstown.

Aerial Photos

Memorial Day
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The crowd overflowed the committal shelter at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North in Williamstown. COL Alan Back, USAR, was the guest speaker, and family members of those interred placed wreaths at the base of the service flags.  The Grant County Honor Guard posted the colors. MAJ John Rudisell, USN, performed taps.

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Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North is located on 99 acres off I-75 at mile marker 154 in Williamstown. It opened August 22, 2008. As of July 9, 2014, KVCN has interred 752 veterans and 136 dependents. It is honored to be the resting place for 2 service members killed in action.  

Columbarium Wall

Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North                  
205 Eibeck Lane                                                     
Williamstown, KY 41097                                         
Phone: 859-823-0720                                              
Fax:  859-824-0324

According to Kentucky law, the individual must be a Kentucky veteran for burial at one of the state veteran cemeteries.  Examples include: born in KY, served at one of the U.S. military installations in KY, lived in KY, home of record in KY.

Hours of Operation

Kentucky's State Veterans Cemeteries are open to the public 24 hours, seven days a week.  Normal business hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, not including state holidays.  Interments take place on non-holiday weekdays only.  Saturdays, Sundays and holidays are reserved for families and loved ones of those interred to visit in peace and quiet.

Total interment services include:
  • Furnishing grave or columbarium space
  • Opening and closing the grave
  • Providing the interment site with perpetual care
  • Supplying a suitable marker or headstone
  • Furnishing an optional concrete grave liner for casketed burials