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

Welcome to the Virginia Veterans Cemetery Wreaths Across America Page. 

On December 19, 2020, a Wreath Laying Ceremony will be held at the Virginia Veterans Cemetery at Amelia 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 the Virginia Veterans Cemetery and Wreaths Across America!

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

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Ceremony Details

Location Information

Virginia Veterans Cemetery (VAVCAM)
10300 Pridesville Road
Amelia Court House, VA 23002

4,500
4,500
234

Saturday, December 19, 2020
12:00 PM

Joseph D.

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

Please enter the cemetery through the main entrance and proceed to the right.  You will be directed where to park by a cemetery staff member.  Weather permitting vehicles will be parked on the grass.  In case of inclement weather or wet ground conditions vehicles will be parallel parked along both sides of the roadway facing the same direction.  Please pull as far forward as possible forward to maximize parking.   In the event that the cemetery reaches capacity vehicles are permitted to park on the shoulder of Pridesville Road.  Parking at cemetery is limited so car pooling is recommended.  Please note that the Patriot Guard will be arriving with the ceremonial wreaths at 11:30am and at that time vehicular traffic will be prevented from entering the cemetery until the escort is complete. 

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at Virginia Veterans 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 to achieve our mission to remember, honor and teach.

Local Groups Supporting Us

Morrissett Funeral and Cremation Service (VA0526)

Morrissett Funeral and Cremation Service is proud to support the Virginia Veterans Cemetery at Amelia as we endeavor 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 December 19, 2020 at noon. Thank you for your support.

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VAVETS.org (Virginia Veterans) (VA0359P)

Welcome to VAVETS.org (Virginia Veterans) (VA0359P)! Our location fundraising group is proud to support Aarons Creek 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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