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

Welcome to the VA1040P - Oysters' Sand Arbor #810's Wreaths Across America Page. 

On December 16, 2023 at 12:00 pm (Wreath Placement Immediately Following Ceremony), VA1040P - Oysters' Sand Arbor #810 will be helping Leesburg Union Cemetery to Remember and Honor our veterans by laying Remembrance wreaths on the graves of our country's fallen heroes.

Please help us honor and remember as many fallen heroes as possible by sponsoring remembrance wreaths, volunteering on Wreaths Day, or inviting your family and friends to attend with you.

Thank you so much for supporting the VA1040P - Oysters' Sand Arbor #810 and Wreaths Across America!

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Location Information

VAUNCL - Leesburg Union Cemetery
323 N King Street NW
Leesburg, VA 20176, United States
Click here for the Leesburg Union Cemetery Page

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December 16, 2023 at 12:00 pm (Wreath Placement Immediately Following Ceremony)

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Directions to Cemetery

 
From the west: Take the West Market Street (Business Rt. 7) exit from Route 7. Follow West Market Street to Morven Park Road and turn left. Continue to Ayrlee Avenue and turn right. At Old Waterford Road, turn left and parking is available on Old Waterford Road. You may also continue down Old Waterford Road and park at Rust Library.

IDA LEE RECREATION CENTER:

From Route 15 and the south, take North King Street and turn left into Ida Lee Recreation Center just past St. Johns Apostolic Catholic Church on the right, then follow Ida Lee Drive to the end. *** Please park in the outermost spaces of the recreation center. You can easily access the back gate of the cemetery through the library parking lot.

From the west, take the West Market Street (Business Rt. 7) exit from Route 7. Follow it to North King Street and turn left on Route 15 North. From Route 15, turn left into Ida Lee Recreation Center and follow Ida Lee Drive to the end. Park in the outermost spaces of recreation center. You can easily access the back gate of the cemetery through the library parking lot.


Parking Instructions

Please follow the parking recommendations below. Unless someone in your group has limited mobility or special needs, please do not park within the cemetery grounds.

Volunteers: 

  • Sides of Old Waterford Road at the back of the cemetery; 
  • Rust Library, 
  • Ida Lee Recreation Center

Special Needs Parking ONLY is on the cemetery perimeter road near the chapel.


Ceremony and Volunteer Information

There will be a short information session at 11:20 a.m., prior to the start of the ceremony. We will form the Honor Circle at 11:30 a.m. where you are encouraged to call out the name of service personnel to Remember and Honor them. 

The Leesburg Civil Air Patrol Composite Squadron Honor Guard will present the colors at 12:00 p.m.

Once the Honor Guard has retired the colors and Taps is played, you will be dismissed to collect your wreath from a Civil Air Patrol cadet and place it at a veteran's headstone. After you place the wreath, you'll say their name out loud and honor them with a moment of silence.

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VAUNCL - Leesburg Union Cemetery

Welcome to Wreaths Across America at Union Cemetery and thank you deeply for helping us with our goal to honor as many veterans as possible on Wreaths Across America Day, Saturday, December 16, 2023 at 11:30 a.m.. Please click "View" to learn more about our effort or to volunteer to help or click "Sponsor" to purchase wreaths that will be laid on the graves of our fallen heroes by our loyal volunteers.