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City Invites Residents to Place Flags on Graves for Memorial Day

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WILLIAMSBURG — The City of Williamsburg is inviting the public to help place flags on the graves of veterans in Cedar Grove Cemetery at 9 a.m. Thursday, May 23.

Volunteers can join the Patrick Henry Chapter of the Disabled American Veterans, Rotary Club of James City County, Salvation Army of Williamsburg, Cedar Grove Historical Society, Williamsburg Daughters of the American Revolution, Ann Wager Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution, representatives from the Williamsburg Police and Fire departments, veterans and Greater Williamsburg residents as they place more than 500 flags in honor of Memorial Day, the city said.

Anyone interested should meet caretaker Bill Brown at the flagpole in Cedar Grove Cemetery. Flags will be provided.

Anyone with questions about the flag-setting should contact Brown at

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