REMEMBER the Fallen. . . HONOR those who Serve. . . TEACH our children the value of Freedom.
Welcome to the Parsons Cemetery Wreaths Across America Page.
On Saturday, December 19, 2020 Wreaths Across America will be at Parsons 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 Parsons Cemetery and Wreaths Across America!
Wreaths Across America Presents Kid's Corner
Elise tells us her uncle, grandpa, and great-grandpa have all served in the U.S. military, and that’s a big part of her motivation to volunteer with Wreaths Across America....
Wreaths Across America's Trucking Tributes Presents Classic Carriers
Doug says he looks forward to coming to Maine every year to pick up his load of wreaths and tells us his favorite part of the journey is “the unity.” Doug describes Maine and the Wreaths Across America driver’s check-in lounge this way; “It’s the one place on earth that a driver is treated like a King.”...
In Honor Of for Richard Mack, Army, Honored by Parsons Cemetery
In Honor Of for Joseph Coccia, Army, Honored by Parsons Cemetery
912 N. Division St
Salisbury, MD 21801
Directions to Cemetery
Procession from Main Gate to Ceremonial Area
Maryland Veterans of Foreign Wars’ Honor Guard, escorting the
Wreaths carried by the Delmarva Veteran Builders’ Vintage Army Truck, accompanied by Veterans and Community Members
Jeff Merritt, Operation We Care, Sponsor
Rick Fahey, Chair, Parsons Cemetery Advisory Committee, Host
Pledge of Allegiance
National Anthem - Children from the Magi and Allen Memorial Baptist Church Choirs under the direction of Alice Wigfield
Official National Wreaths Across America Day Ceremony
Moment of Silence
Honor Guard Posts Colors
Honor Guard Wreath Laying
Guest Speaker, Salisbury City Council Vice President Muir Boda, Salisbury Maryland
I am an American. Yes, I am. - Children from the Magi and and Allen Memorial Baptist Church Choirs under the direction of Alice Wigfield
Veteran Wreath Laying, Volunteers
Honor Guard Retires Colors
Parking InstructionsThere is plenty of parking at this cemetery, so feel free to park in any available spot.
Ceremony and Volunteer Information
We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at Parsons 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.