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REMEMBER the Fallen. . . HONOR those who Serve. . . TEACH our children the value of Freedom. . .  or, in the words of the FoMC,. . . COMMEMORATE our Veterans!

On Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 12:00 PM, Friends of Middleborough Cemeteries will host a Remembrance Ceremony at the Middleborough Town Hall Ball Room. Throughout the day, at the various participating cemeteries throughout town, Remembrance Wreaths will be placed at the gravestones of some of this nation's fallen heroes. We invite you to participate. Contact us at Wreaths@FriendsofMiddleboroughCemeteries.org

2019 is the "Introductory Year" of this new, ongoing FoMC initiative. We want people to learn of this new opportunity, to sponsor wreaths, to volunteer to place & remove the wreaths, and to become inspired to participate in the future. During 2015, 2016, and 2017, volunteers with the FoMC cleaned the gravestones of the 400 Veterans of the Civil War interred in 14 cemeteries. Our goal for this introductory year is to place a Remembrance Wreath at those 400 gravesites. Our goal for 2019, the year of Middleborough's 350th birthday, is to have 100% of Middleborough's interred and remembered Veterans' graves marked with a remembrance wreath. You can be a part of this: Contact us!                               Wreaths@FriendsofMiddleboroughCemeteries.org

Please help us commemorate Middleborough's fallen veterans; by spreading the word of this new, ongoing FoMC initiative, by sponsoring Remembrance Wreaths, by volunteering to place the wreaths, by attending the Remembrance Ceremony, by promoting our event as best you can, and/or by inviting your family and friends to join you in our efforts. What we do depend on you! http://www.friendsofmiddleboroughcemeteries.org/wreaths.html

Thank you for supporting the FoMC in supporting the mission of Wreaths Across America!

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Ceremony Details

Location Information

Middleborough Cemeteries (MAMCMM)
10 Nickerson Avenue
Middleboro, MA 02346
Click here for the Middleborough Cemeteries Page

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Saturday, December 14, 2019
12:00 PM

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Directions to Cemetery

The Middleborough Town Hall Ball Room is the location of our Remembrance Ceremony. There is plenty of parking.

Wreaths will be placed at participating cemeteries throughout Middleborough, before and after the ceremony. Cemetery details will be available after December 1st.

Parking Instructions

There is plenty of parking at the Town Hall, so feel free to park in any available spot.

Parking at the cemeteries is limited. After December 1st, car pooling options will be discussed.

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

We are happy that you are willing to help the Friends of Middleborough Cemeteries with our Wreath Across America Remembrance Ceremony at the Middleborough Town Hall Ball Room, and/or placing Remembrance Wreaths at the participating cemeteries of Middleborough. Please do not forget to register to volunteer! That way you will get all updates about the days events.


Here are some things to remember about the ceremony:

  • Everyone of all ages and backgrounds is welcome.
  • Ceremonies around the world will be starting at the same moment, so please be on time.
  • 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. Please check in with the location coordinator if you are interested in helping with the clean-up.

The most important thing to remember is to have a wonderful experience participating in the Remembrance Ceremony and the placements of the Remembrance Wreaths and thank you so much for helping Friends of Middleborough Cemeteries support Wreaths Across America achieve their mission to remember, honor and teach.

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Welcome to Middleborough Cemeteries (MAMCMM)! Since 2010, the 33 Middleborough Cemeteries have been assisted by one 501(c)(3), Friends of Middleborough Cemeteries, and introducing Wreaths Across America to Middleborough is their latest initiative. Please click "View" to learn about the FoMC efforts (and to volunteer!) on Wreaths Across America Day, Saturday, %December 18, 2019% or click "Sponsor" to sponsor Remembrance Wreaths that will be laid on the grave of our veterans by FoMC volunteers!...