REMEMBER the Fallen. . . HONOR those who Serve. . . TEACH our children the value of Freedom.
Welcome to the Urbana Chapter, NSDAR's Wreaths Across America Page.
On December 18 at 12:00 pm, 2021, Wreaths Across America will be at OakDale Cemetery, Urbana, Ohio 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 OakDale Cemetery and Wreaths Across America!
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319 Patrick Ave
Urbana, OH 43078
Directions to Cemetery
The cemetery is located on Patrick Ave. Go South on Patrick from Scioto Street (Hwy 36), and the cemetery entrance is easy to find on the left. The Ceremony will be at Soldier's Mound. Enter cemetery, and follow the path to the area. Park on the right side of the streets, and do not block unpaved driveways, as these will be used for wreath transport. Be sure to allow room for vehicles to pass by on the left.
Parking InstructionsParking is available throughout the cemetery. Please park on the right hand side of the street, and be sure that vehicles can pass on the left. Do not block unpaved roads in the cemetery, as these areas will be used for wreath transport vehicles.
Ceremony and Volunteer Information
We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at OakDale Cemetery in Urbana, Ohio. 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 ceremony:
- Everyone of all ages and backgrounds is welcome.
- 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 ceremony and thank you so much for help Wreaths achieve our mission to remember, honor and teach.