Address:American Military Cemetery Henri-Chapelle
Rue du Mémorial Américain
Superintendant :Mr. Bobby Bell
The cemetery is open daily to the public from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm except December 25 and January 1. It is open on host country holidays. When the cemetery is open to the public, a staff member is on duty in the Visitors' Building to answer questions and escort relatives to grave and memorial sites.
Already during the war, Belgian people from the neighborhood of the Henri-Chapelle
Temporary Cemetery were taking care of some of the final resting places of soldiers, sailors and airmen in
the cemetery. After the war these and many other people started adopting the graves of America's finest at
The Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Memorial lies 2 miles northwest of the village of Henri-Chapelle which is on the main highway from Liege, Belgium to Aachen, Germany (18 miles/29 km from Liege or 10 miles/16 km from Aachen). It can be reached by train from Paris (Gare du Nord 5 ˝ hours), from Brussels (2 hours) and Liege, Belgium, or from Germany via Aachen, to Welkenraedt, Belgium, where taxicab service to the cemetery, 4 ˝ miles distant, is available. To reach the cemetery by automobile, follow N-3 from Liege or Aachen to the road fork in Henri-Chapelle, thence northwest on N-18 to the cemetery; or, from Margraten follow Aachen highway east approximately 1 mile/1.6 km, then turn right on Aubel Road 7.5 miles/12 km to Hagelstein, thence left on N-18 to the cemetery or by AutoRoute E-5, Liege or Aachen to the Battice exit and then turn right onto N-3 to Henri-Chapelle.
|Map location Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery|
Organisation:American Battle Monuments Commission
Main website: http://www.abmc.gov/
Website Henri-Chapelle: http://www.abmc.gov/hc.htm