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REMEMBER the Fallen. . . HONOR those who Serve. . . TEACH our children the value of Freedom.

Welcome to the Maryland Veterans Cemetery at Cheltenham's Wreaths Across America Page. 

On December 18 at 12:00 pm, 2021, Wreaths Across America will be at Maryland Veterans Cemetery at Cheltenham to Remember and Honor our veterans through the laying of Remembrance wreaths on the graves of our country's fallen heroes and the act of saying the name of each and every veteran aloud.

Please help our location lay wreaths at as many graves as possible by clicking the red "Sponsor" button. Or, if you would like to volunteer to participate in the wreath laying ceremony, please click the “Volunteer” button next to the cemetery name below, and don't forget to click the "Invite" button to invite your friends and family to join you. 

Thank you so much for supporting Maryland Veterans Cemetery at Cheltenham and Wreaths Across America!

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Sponsor Wreaths

Click "Sponsor Wreaths" to sponsor a wreath and help us reach our goal of honoring every veteran at the cemetery.

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Volunteer

Click here if you would like to participate in the wreath laying ceremony on Wreaths Day at the cemetery.

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Invite

Click here to spread the word encourage your friends to sponsor, volunteer or keep up with our news.


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Memory
by Delores A. for Lartha Anistead, Army, SP4, Born 01/30/42, Passed On 12/21/20, Honored by Maryland Veterans Cemetery at Cheltenham

We miss you! Love, your family
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In Memoriam
by Valarie B. for Fred Crump, Army, Corporal, Honored by Maryland Veterans Cemetery at Cheltenham

My uncle Fred, and Preacher of the Gospel of Jesus, Pastor Emeritus and United States Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a man of faith behind the pulpit and among us in his daily living. You are remembered as one of inspiration. Thank for your service.
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Ceremony Details

Location Information

Maryland Veterans Cemetery at Cheltenham (MDCHVC)
11301 Crain Hwy
Cheltenham, MD 20623

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December 18 at 12:00 pm, 2021

Lynn Tarburton

Directions to Cemetery

Maryland Veterans Cemetery at Cheltenham - MDCHVC -  is located at 11301 Crain Highway, Cheltenham MD  20623 Parking is limited on the grounds of MDCHVC.

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Parking Instructions

Parking is limited to Volunteer Sign-up slots per hour.

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Ceremony and Volunteer Information

We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America event at Maryland Veterans Cemetery at Cheltenham. Please do not forget to register to volunteer! That way you will get all updates about the cemetery itself.

Here are some things to remember about the event:

  • Registration is required for a specific time slot.

  • Masks and social distancing required. 

  • Please help ensure that all participants get the opportunity to place a wreath.

  • Please follow the location coordinators instructions on where to place wreaths, as well as "how" they should be placed.

  • We especially appreciate volunteers willing to help clean-up.  All empty cardboard boxes must be brought to the cemetery roads so they can be properly disposed of before 3 pm.   Please check in with the location coordinator if you are interested in helping with the clean-up.

  • Please carpool to Cheltenham as parking is EXTREMELY limited.

The most important thing to remember is to have a wonderful experience participating in the ceremony and thank you so much for help Wreaths achieve our mission to remember, honor and teach.

Local Groups Supporting Us

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 82 (MD0136)

Welcome to American Legion Auxiliary Unit 82 (MD0136)! Our location fundraising group is proud to support Maryland Veterans Cemetery at Cheltenham and to help honor and remember as many veterans as possible. Please click "View" to learn more about our effort and then click "Volunteer" to join us for National Wreaths Across America Day. Thank you so much!

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Sons of the American Revolution John Hanson Chapter, Maryland Society (MD0215P)

Welcome to Sons of the American Revolution John Hanson Chapter, Maryland Society (MD0215P)! Our location fundraising group is proud to support Maryland Veterans Cemetery at Cheltenham and to help honor and remember as many veterans as possible. Please click "View" to learn more about our effort and then click "Volunteer" to join us for National Wreaths Across America Day. Thank you so much!

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