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What is the address for Willamette National Cemetery in Portland, Oregon?

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The address for Willamette National Cemetery is 11800 SE Mt. Scott Blvd., Portland, OR 97086-6937. Visiting hours and cemetery policies are available on the Department of Veterans Affairs website.

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The cemetery is located 10 miles southeast of Portland and is on the Multnomah and Clackamas County lines. The cemetery came to be as a result of lobbying by several veteran's organizations for a Portland area cemetery. In 1941, Congress passed Public Law 388, which authorized the Secretary of War to establish a cemetery near Portland. After World War II, the state donated 102 acres for the cemetery, and subsequent donations later brought the total area to slightly over 201 acres.

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