REMEMBER the Fallen. . . HONOR those who Serve. . . TEACH our children the value of Freedom.
Welcome to the American Legion Post 46 (NC0180P)'s Wreaths Across America Page.
On Saturday, December 19, 2020 at 12:00 PM, American Legion Post 46 (NC0180P) will be helping New Bern National 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 American Legion Post 46 (NC0180P) and Wreaths Across America!
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1711 National Ave
New Bern, NC 28560
Click here for the New Bern National Cemetery Page
Directions to Cemetery
The cemetery is located on National Avenue, parking is an issue, so please allow yourself time.
Parking InstructionsPlease do not park in the cemetery, the lane will be used for the ceremony. The small city lot next to the cemetery fills up quickly. There is parking adjacent to the baseball fields and parking is available at Ruth's Chapel located at Simmons St and Oaks Rd. The City of New Bern will be providing buses from 11:00am to 2:00pm.
Ceremony and Volunteer Information
We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at New Bern National 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.