Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Wreaths Across America Will Place Christmas Wreaths at Yorktown National Cemetery

The Yorktown National Cemetery’s Wreaths Across America will be on Saturday, Dec. 18. (Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)

YORKTOWN — Wreaths Across America will be at Yorktown National Cemetery, 1000 Colonial Parkway, on Saturday, Dec. 18 to place fresh Christmas wreaths on grave markers.

At noon, there will be a remembrance ceremony conducted by the U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Yorktown and members of local organizations to honor fallen war veterans.

Each December, Wreaths Across America holds wreath-laying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery, as well as at more than 2,500 additional locations across the country, to remember and honor fallen veterans for National Wreaths Across America Day.

Residents can sponsor a wreath or volunteer to participate in the ceremony by visiting here.

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