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December 2015

Wreaths Across America

December 12, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

The public is invited to participate in this year’s Wreaths Across America ceremony, during which evergreen wreaths will be placed on hundreds of veterans’ graves in the Old City Cemetery. This national event will take place at noon on Saturday, December 12, 2015, and for the eighth consecutive year, the Old City Cemetery will be a participating location.The Cemetery has over 2,400 veterans from every major American conflict interred on its grounds. The ceremony’s sponsors, the Blue Ridge and James River Chapters of…

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December 2016

Wreaths Across America

December 17, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The public is invited to participate in this year’s area Wreaths Across America ceremony, during which evergreen wreaths will be placed on hundreds of veterans’ graves in Old City Cemetery. For the ninth year, this event will take place at noon on Saturday, December 17, 2016, in front of the Chapel. The Cemetery has over 2,400 veterans from every major American conflict interred on its grounds. The ceremony’s sponsors, the Blue Ridge and James River Chapters of DAR, will place…

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December 2017

Wreaths Across America

December 16, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

The Blue Ridge and James River Chapters of the Daughters of the American Revolution, in cooperation with the Old City Cemetery in Lynchburg, are proud to sponsor our 10th Anniversary Wreaths Across America ceremony on Saturday, December 16, at 12:00 noon. This event is free and open to the public. Please arrive early as parking within the Cemetery is very limited and the Cemetery gates close at 11:45 a.m.  The Mistress of Ceremony, Is Rear Admiral Sylvia Trent-Adams, Acting Surgeon…

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December 2019

Wreaths Across America

December 14, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

    The Blue Ridge and James River Chapters of the Daughters of the American Revolution, in cooperation with the Old City Cemetery in Lynchburg, are proud to sponsor our 12th Anniversary Wreaths Across America ceremony on Saturday, December 14, at 12:00 noon. This event is free and open to the public. Please arrive early as parking within the Cemetery is very limited and the Cemetery gates close at 11:45 a.m.  This moving ceremony honors those who have served and…

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All events are sponsored by the Southern Memorial Association.

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