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

Welcome to the Camp Nelson National Cemetery's Wreaths Across America Page. 

On Saturday, December 19, 2020 at 12:00 PM, Wreaths Across America will be at Camp Nelson National 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 donate through one of our GROUPS below to help us purchase enough wreaths to cover our location. Donating though a group helps support our community and Camp Nelson National Cemetery. 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 Camp Nelson National Cemetery and Wreaths Across America!

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Sponsor Wreaths

Click "Sponsor Wreaths" to sponsor a wreath and help us reach our goal of honoring every veteran at the cemetery.

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Click here if you would like to participate in the wreath laying ceremony on Wreaths Day at the cemetery.

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In Memoriam for Tom Adams, Jr, Army, Colonel, Served From 1955 to 1985, Passed On 07/13/19, Honored by Camp Nelson National Cemetery

COL(ret) Tom Adams, Jr., and Dorothy M. Adams were very much loved and missed by their children, grand-children and relatives. We are thankful for dad laying his life down military service for his country. He has left a wonderful legacy for his children, grand and great-grand children to follow. We pray this legacy will continue for generations to come!!!
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In Memoriam for Tom Adams, Jr, Army, Colonel, Served From 1955 to 1985, Passed On 07/13/19, Honored by Camp Nelson National Cemetery

COL(ret) Tom Adams, Jr., and Dorothy M. Adams were very much loved and missed by their children, grand-children and relatives. We are thankful for dad laying his life down military service for his country. He has left a wonderful legacy for his children, grand and great-grand children to follow. We pray this legacy will continue for generations to come!!!
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Ceremony Details

Location Information

Camp Nelson National Cemetery (KYCNNN)
6980 Danville Rd
Nicholasville, KY 40356

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Saturday, December 19, 2020
12:00 PM

Ann H.,Blake T.,Jo Ellen H.

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 Instructions

There is plenty of parking at this cemetery. Park only on the right side of the road.

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at Camp Nelson 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.
  • Ceremonies around the world will be starting at the same moment, so please be on time (plan to arrive by 11:30 am).
  • 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. Please contact me using the "Contact" button if you have any questions.  Ann H.

Local Groups Supporting Us

Honoring our Veterans (KY0103)

Welcome to Honoring our Veterans (KY0103)! Our location fundraising group is proud to support Camp Nelson National Cemetery and to help honor and remember as many veterans as possible. Please click "View" to learn more about our effort and then click "Volunteer" to join us for National Wreaths Across America Day. Thank you so much!

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Bryan Station Chapter NSDAR 4008KY (KY0120)

Welcome to Bryan Station Chapter NSDAR 4008KY (KY0120)! Our location fundraising group is proud to support Camp Nelson National Cemetery and to help honor and remember as many veterans as possible. Please click "View" to learn more about our effort and then click "Volunteer" to join us for National Wreaths Across America Day. Thank you so much!

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