REMEMBER the Fallen. . . HONOR those who Serve. . . TEACH our children the value of Freedom.
Welcome to the Evergreen Cemetery Association's Wreaths Across America Page.
We are committed to ensuring the safety of our community and are not holding a WAA Day ceremony at our location this year. We will still be placing the wreaths on Veterans headstones beginning at Noon and going until all wreaths are placed!
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 Evergreen Cemetery Association and Wreaths Across America!
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610 S Dundee Ave
Barrington, IL 60010
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 is available on surrounding residential streets, or one block south on Dundee Avenue at St Matthew Lutheran Church or St Michael's Episcopal Church.
Vehicle parking for the public is not available on Evergreen Cemetery grounds due to safety concerns for pedestrian traffic. Parking is available on surrounding residential streets or one block south on Dundee Avenue at St Michael's Episcopal Church or St Matthew Lutheran Church.
For Veterans with mobility issues, directed parking on the grounds is available at the Sturtz Drive entrance.
Ceremony and Volunteer Information
We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at Evergreen Cemetery Association in Barrington, Illinois. Please do not forget to register to volunteer so that you will get all updates about the event.
Here are some things to remember about the ceremony:
- Due to pandemic restrictions, there will be no Memorial Ceremony at Evergreen this year. Volunteers placing wreaths will be limited to 50 per cemetery section, and directed to diverse sections on the grounds beginning at noon. Masks will be required, and social distancing encouraged.
Everyone of all ages and backgrounds is welcome, and the cemetery is wheelchair accessible.
Please help ensure that all participants get the opportunity to place a wreath.
- Please follow the location coordinators instructions on where to place and secure wreaths.
Parking on the cemetery grounds is not available to the public due to safety concerns. Parking is available on surrounding residential streets or in the parking lots of St Matthew Lutheran Church or St Michael's Episcopal Church just south of Evergreen Cemetery on Dundee Avenue in Barrington.
- There are no public rest rooms on the cemetery grounds.
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.