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

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

On December 19 at 12:00 pm, 2020, Wreaths Across America will be at Knoxville 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 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 Knoxville National Cemetery 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.


Never Forgotten. The Mission to Remember, Honor, and Teach is a Mindset

Wreaths Across America’s Executive Director Karen Worcester and Chairman of the Board, Wayne Hanson, recently gave us all cause to stop and consider the organization’s mission....

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In Memoriam
by John L Sullivan for Albert Leroy Donaldson, Navy, Honored by Knoxville National Cemetery

With love and honor of our father, WWII Navy Veteran, Albert Leroy Donaldson, 1925-1954 Daughters, Kathy, Nancy, Barbara and Sandy
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In Memoriam
by John L Sullivan for Albert Leroy Donaldson, Navy, Honored by Knoxville National Cemetery

With love and honor of our father, WWII Navy Veteran, Albert Leroy Donaldson, 1925-1954 Daughters, Kathy, Nancy, Barbara and Sandy
Check out 62 "Remember" recent messages from our supporters. Click "View Remember Wall" to see them all.

Ceremony Details

Location Information

Knoxville National Cemetery (TNKNCK)
939 Tyson St
Knoxville, TN 37917

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December 19 at 12:00 pm, 2020

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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.

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 Knoxville 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

United Veterans Council of East Tennessee

Welcome to United Veterans Council of East Tennessee! Our location fundraising group is proud to support All three Knoxville Veterans 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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TELLICO VILLAGE HONORS VETERANS

Welcome to TELLICO VILLAGE HONORS VETERANS! Our location fundraising group is proud to support Knoxville 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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