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

Welcome to the Newbury Burial Grounds and Cemeteries's Wreaths Across America Page. 

On Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 12:00 PM, Wreaths Across America will be at Newbury Burial Grounds and Cemeteries 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 Newbury Burial Grounds and Cemeteries 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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Click here if you would like to participate in the wreath laying ceremony on Wreaths Day at the cemetery.

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In Honor Of
by Ann-Marie G. for Henry Grissino, Honored by Newbury Burial Grounds and Cemeteries

My husband, Henry Grissino, who served in the Korean War in the Navy.
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by Brooke Whicher for Cliff Whicher, Honored by Newbury Burial Grounds and Cemeteries

Thank you for your service, Dad!
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Ceremony Details

Location Information

Newbury Burial Grounds and Cemeteries (MAFPBG)
Newbury, MA 01951

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Saturday, December 14, 2019
12:00 PM

Donald N.,Mindy Z.,Tracey G.

Directions to Cemetery

Navigation systems do an adequate job finding the cemetery. When you arrive, please follow the people and signs to the site of the ceremony itself.

12pm – Volunteers will meet at Evergreen Cemetery, Cottage Road, Newbury
 
1pm – Volunteers will meet at the First Parish Burying Ground and Thomas Parker Cemetery, High Road, Newbury
 
2:30pm – Volunteers will meet at the Newburyport Veterans Cemetery, Auburn Street, Newburyport

Parking Instructions

There is plenty of parking at this cemetery, so feel free to park in any available spot.

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at Newbury Burial Grounds and Cemeteries. Please do not forget to register to volunteer! That way you will get all updates about the cemetery itself.


Thank you for volunteering to help us with our mission to Remember, Honor and Teach by participating in our wreath-laying ceremonies for our Veterans in Newbury. Here is the schedule for National Wreath Day, Saturday, December 18th – feel free to join us for part or all of the afternoon as we visit several cemeteries to place the sponsored wreaths on their graves.
 
12pm – Volunteers will meet at Evergreen Cemetery, Cottage Road, Newbury to place 54 wreaths on the graves of the Veterans in this cemetery.
 
1pm – Volunteers will meet at the First Parish Burying Ground and Thomas Parker Cemetery, High Road, Newbury to place 140 wreaths on the graves of the Veterans in these cemeteries.
 
2:30pm – Volunteers will meet at the Newburyport Veterans Cemetery, Auburn Street, Newburyport to place 184 wreaths on the graves of the Veterans in this cemetery.
 
Please dress warmly and wear sturdy shoes as the ground can be slippery. All are welcome to place a wreath, if you need help or have a request to place a specific wreath please let Tracey know. We look forward to seeing you on Saturday.

Feel free to contact us with any questions at this E-mail address - newburywreaths@gmail.com

On behalf of the Newbury Wreaths volunteers, we thank you for your continued support.
Tracey Goodwin
Volunteer Coordinator, Wreaths Across America Newbury
www.newburywreaths.com
www.facebook.com/newburywreaths

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 ceremony and thank you so much for help Wreaths achieve our mission to remember, honor and teach.

Local Groups Supporting Us

The Governor's Academy (MA0081)

Welcome to The Governor's Academy (MA0081)! Our location fundraising group is proud to support Newbury Burial Grounds and Cemeteries 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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