REMEMBER the Fallen. . . HONOR those who Serve. . . TEACH our children the value of Freedom.
Welcome to the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery's Wreaths Across America Page.
On Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 12:00 PM, Wreaths Across America will be at Ohio Western Reserve 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 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 Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery and Wreaths Across America!
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10175 Rawiga Rd
Rittman, OH 44270
Directions to Cemetery
10175 Rawiga Rd, Seville, OH 44273
When using any Computer Map Program (ex: Map Quest) use Zip Code 44273.
From the North: Cleveland / Cleveland Hopkins Airport – Take Interstate 71 South to Interstate 76 East (exit 209). Take Interstate 76 East to Exit 2 (Route 3/Seville). Turn right onto Route 3. Go to the first traffic light, Greenwich Road. Turn Left onto Greenwich Road. Travel three miles to Rawiga Road. Turn Right onto Rawiga Road. Cemetery is 1¼ mile down on the left.
From the West: Lodi – Take Interstate 76 East to Exit 2 (Route 3/Seville). Turn right onto Route 3. Go to the first traffic light, Greenwich Road. Turn left onto Greenwich Road. Travel three miles to Rawiga Road. Turn right onto Rawiga Road. Cemetery is 1¼ mile down on the left.
From the South: Columbus – Take Interstate 71 North to Interstate 76 East (exit 209). Take Interstate 76 East to Exit 2 (Route 3/Seville). Turn right onto Route 3. Go to the first traffic light, Greenwich Road. Turn left onto Greenwich Road. Travel three miles to Rawiga Road. Turn right onto Rawiga Road. Cemetery is 1¼ mile down on the left
From the Southeast – Canton or from Akron/Canton Airport: Take Interstate 77 North to State Route 224. Go West on Route 224; will merge with Interstate 76. Then follow Akron Directions
From East: Akron – Take Interstate 76/Route 224 West to Exit 7 (Route 57/Rittman). Turn left onto Route 57. Go to the first traffic light, Seville Road. Turn right onto Seville Road. Travel three miles to Rawiga Road. Turn left onto Rawiga Road. Cemetery is ¼ mile down on the left.
NEW! Parking at Rawiga Country Club with shuttle service TO/FROM Cemetery.
The cemetery parking tends to fill up fast. The semi-trailers will arrive by 7AM. The Ceremony at NOON, with placement AFTER ceremony this year.
Ceremony and Volunteer Information
We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at Ohio Western Reserve 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.