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

Welcome to the Washington Soldiers Home Cemetery's Wreaths Across America Page. 

On Saturday, December 19th, 2020 at 9:00 AM, Wreaths Across America will be at Washington Soldiers Home 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 Washington Soldiers Home 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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In Memoriam
by MARC PEREZ for William Sickles , Army, Honored by Washington Soldiers Home Cemetery

In memoriam of SGT William Sickles, last living Union Army Medal of Honor recipient from the Civil War.
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In Memoriam
by MARC PEREZ for William Sickles , Army, Honored by Washington Soldiers Home Cemetery

In memoriam of SGT William Sickles, last living Union Army Medal of Honor recipient from the Civil War.
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Ceremony Details

Location Information

Washington Soldiers Home Cemetery (WAWSHO)
1301 Orting Kapowsin Hwy E
Orting, WA 98360

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December 19 at 09:00 am, 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

Please park at Gratzer Park at 401 Whitehawk Blvd NW, Orting, WA and a free shuttle will be taking attendees to the Cemetery every 20 minutes from 7:30am - 8:50am

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at Washington Soldiers Home 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

Washington Soldiers Home Cemetery - Orting, WA

Welcome to the Restore America Club's fundraising campaign for Wreaths Across America! Our location fundraising group is proud to support the Washington Soldiers Home Cemetery in Orting, WA 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 9:00am on December 19th, 2020. Thank you so much!

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MOAA Mt. Rainier Chapter

Welcome to The Mt. Rainier Chapter, Our location fundraising group is proud to support Washington Soldiers Home at Orting 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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