Wreaths Across America Ceremony

The First Presbyterian Church Burial Grounds at 42 Broad Street in Elizabeth will participate in the national Wreaths Across America ceremony on Saturday, December 16 at 12:00 noon. Veterans from as early as the American Revolution will be honored for the season with donated wreaths.

On National Wreaths Across America Day each December, volunteers place wreaths on individual veterans' graves in over 1,200 locations throughout the U.S., with ceremonies at sea, and at each of the national cemeteries on foreign soil.

For more information on participating or donating to the Elizabeth event, contact Linda Weaver at 908-355-6255 or visit the Wreaths Across America website: https://wreaths.fastport.com/viewLocation.html?page=16612

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  1. Linda Weaver
  2. 908-355-6255
Sat, December 16
12:00 pm — 1:00 pm
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The First Presbyterian Church Burial Grounds at 42 Broad Street in Elizabeth will participate in the national Wreaths Across America ceremony on Saturday, December 16 at 12:00 noon. Veterans from as early as the American Revolution will be honored for the season with donated wreaths.

On National Wreaths Across America Day each December, volunteers place wreaths on individual veterans' ...

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