Thursday, December 1, 2022

Community Invited to Place Flags on Veterans’ Graves for Veterans Day

The City of Williamsburg invites the community to place flags on veterans’ graves. (Courtesy of Unsplash)

WILLIAMSBURG — The City of Williamsburg is inviting the public to help place flags on veterans’ graves in Cedar Grove Cemetery, 809 S Henry St., in honor of Veterans Day.

On Tuesday, Nov. 9 at 9 a.m., the community 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, representatives from City Police and Fire Departments, veterans and other area residents as they place more than 500 flags on graves of veterans.

Those interested should meet Caretaker Bill Brown at the cemetery flagpole. Flags will be provided.

Contact Bill Brown at dbrown@williamsburgva.gov for questions about the flag setting.

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