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

Welcome to the Chestnut Grove Cemetery 's Wreaths Across America Page. 

On Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 12:00 PM, Wreaths Across America will be at Chestnut Grove 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 Chestnut Grove 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 December 15th at the cemetery.

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Personal Message
by Jack McNulty
Thank you HWC for this wonderful opportunity and may all those who have loved and in their way served this great country in life, in death know our gratitude. GBA.
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In Honor Of
by Dianna Fisher

Thank you for your service. We honor you and all those fallen heroes. Forever remembered and celebrated.
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Ceremony Details

Location Information

Chestnut Grove Cemetery (VACGCH)
831 Dranesville Rd
Herndon, VA 20170

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Saturday, December 14, 2019
12:00 PM

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Directions to Cemetery

Navigation systems do an adequate job finding the cemetery.  Entrances to the cemetery are located on Dranesville Road and the Herndon Parkway.  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 and volunteers will be available to direct you.  Additional parking will also be available across the street at Herndon High School (700 Bennett Street).  There is a traffic light with a crosswalk to assist participants safely cross Dranesville Road.

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at Chestnut Grove 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.
  • Ceremonies around the world will be starting at the same moment, so please be on time.  Our ceremony will begin promptly at Noon.  Allow time to park and walk to ceremony site.
  • To ensure that all participants get the opportunity to place a wreath, each participant will be given one wreath. 
  • Please follow the location coordinators instructions on where to place wreaths, as well as "how" they should be placed.  We are here to honor our veterans.  Please say the veteran's name aloud and thank them for their service.
  • We would like to remind our participants of the need to be respectful of others who may be at the cemetery visiting their loved ones grave sites during the ceremony.  Please give them their space and walk quietly around them.  There should be no running or yelling in the cemetery.
  • For groups bringing children, please make sure they are dressed appropriately.  We do not have access to any inside shelter.

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

Team Leidos (VA0448)

Welcome to Team Leidos (VA0448)! Our location fundraising group is proud to support Arlington 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 the wreath laying ceremony planned for 12:00 PM on Saturday, December 14, 2019. Thank you so much!

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Herndon Woman's Club (VA0143P)

Welcome to Herndon Woman's Club (VA0143P)! Our location fundraising group is proud to support Chestnut Grove 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 the wreath laying ceremony planned for 12:00 PM on Saturday, December 14, 2019. Thank you so much!

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