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

Welcome to the Camp Nelson National Cemetery's Wreaths Across America Page. 

On December 14, 2024 at 12:00 pm (Wreath Placement Immediately Following Ceremony), Wreaths Across America will be at Camp Nelson National Cemetery 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 note, grave specific wreath placement ONLY will be available starting around 10 AM.

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 to select the section of the cemetery you would like to volunteer for, and don't forget to click the "Invite" button to invite your friends and family to join you. 

Thank you so much for supporting Camp Nelson National Cemetery and Wreaths Across America!

Sponsor Wreaths

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

Volunteer

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

Invite

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

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by Jane P. for CLARK SIMMONS, Honored by Camp Nelson National Cemetery

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In Honor Of for William Finn, United States Military, Born 08/29/47, Passed On 07/06/13, Honored by Camp Nelson National Cemetery

A man who honored his service.

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Location Information

KYCNNN - Camp Nelson National Cemetery
6980 Danville Rd
Nicholasville, KY 40356, United States

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December 14, 2024 at 12:00 pm (Wreath Placement Immediately Following Ceremony)

Julie McGlamery, Kimberly Roe

Directions to Cemetery

Buses will be transporting volunteers to and from the cemetery starting around 9 AM. Parking will be at the Garrard County Fairgrounds and Memorial Ballfield.

Please do not park on the side of the road, it’s dangerous!

Parking Instructions

Buses will be transporting volunteers to and from the cemetery starting around 9 AM. Parking will be at the Garrard County Fairgrounds and Memorial Ballfield.

Please do not park on the side of the road, it’s dangerous!

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at Camp Nelson National Cemetery. 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.

Local Groups Supporting Us

KY0103 - Honoring Our Veterans

Welcome to KY0103 - Honoring Our Veterans! Our location Sponsorship Group is proud to support Camp Nelson National Cemetery 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!

KY0147 - Shelley-Allen WAA Camp Nelson

Welcome to KY0147 - Shelley-Allen WAA Camp Nelson! Our location Sponsorship Group is proud to support Camp Nelson National Cemetery 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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