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The cemetery is managed by the "American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC)". After the war, the Dutch government gave the land where the cemetery is located to the United States on perpetual loan. The ABMC website contains such things as a historical sketch of the cemetery as well as a searchable database where visitors can find where in Margraten the soldiers are buried and remembered.The Margraten Adopt a Grave Foundation
The "Margraten American Cemetery Adopt a Grave Foundation" offers interested parties the opportunity to adopt the grave of a fallen liberator. This is a phenomenon found nowhere else in the world on this scale. The project was started at the end of the war. If you are interested in adopting a grave, please let the foundation know.Stichting Verenigde Adoptanten Amerikaanse Oorlogsgraven
Many people are conducting research into the life stories of the soldiers buried at Margraten. The Adoptiegraven.nl website helps with this research and displays the results on their site. It also offers a forum where researchers can contact each other.Margraten Requiem
The memory of the sacrifices that the American liberators made is kept alive in and around the Margraten region by such events as the annual performance of the Margraten Requiem by the Limburg Symphony Orchestra. This sublime outdoor concert sets the stage at the cemetery for a musical homage to the allied forces that fell during the Second World War.www.eijsden-margraten.nl ( The Municipality of Eijsden-Margraten )
www.vvvzuidlimburg.nl ( Regional information for tourists )