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 14, 2019, 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!
August 2019 Fundraising and Location Templates
As we enter the early fall season, many of you have already begun ramping up fundraising efforts; making bigger asks for sponsorships, hosting more events, etc. We wanted to make that huge task a little easier with a few template letters for your guidance....
In Honor Of
by Jeff Mccauley for Ken Covey, Honored by Virginia Veterans Cemetery
In Honor Of
by Jeff Mccauley for John Siegel, Honored by Virginia Veterans Cemetery
10300 Pridesville Road
Amelia Court House, VA 23002
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 InstructionsPlease 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 vehicles will be parallel parked along the right side of the roadway. Please pull as far forward as possible forward to maximize parking. Parking at cemetery is limited so car pooling and off site parking is recommended.
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.
- 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 to achieve our mission to remember, honor and teach.