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REMEMBER the Fallen. . . HONOR those who Serve, and their families . . TEACH our children the value and price of Freedom.  Welcome to the Indiantown Gap National Cemetery's Wreaths Across America Page.  Thank you for Playing a Part!

Please visit one of the many Fundraising Groups supporting Indiantown Gap National Cemetery Location, so we can continue to Remember every Veteran buried here, and place a wreath on every grave.

Special Requests are accepted at IGNC. Please make sure to order through Grave Specific, and specify whether you wish to have a volunteer place the wreath, or whether you wish to pick up the wreath, which we call Set Asides, and place it yourself. Set Aside wreaths are only available on Wed, Thur and Fri, before the Ceremony, from 9 AM to 5 PM, at the Cemetery. If you wish to receive a photo of your Grave Specific special request, please email wreathsindiantowngap@gmail.com.

Please register youth groups with our Youth Coordinator, Daisy Detwiler, at waaindiantowngap@yahoo.com, by November 5, 2020.

Please remember to sign up as a Volunteer, and include the number of folks joining you so we can plan for parking and location prep.  Follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/WAAIGNCPA/.


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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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Personal Message
by Nancy K. for Robert Krensavage, Army, Tec 5, Born 12/12/26, Passed On 12/30/95, Honored by Indiantown Gap National Cemetery

Dearest Daddy-o, Diane, Bob, and I love you and miss you very much. May God keep you in the palm of His hand.
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In Memoriam
by Lynn Castela for Harris Baysore, Navy, S1, Served From 1944 to 1946, Born 03/19/26, Passed On 07/24/18, Honored by Indiantown Gap National Cemetery

We love and miss you, Dad! Love, Lynda and Manny
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Ceremony Details

Location Information

Indiantown Gap National Cemetery (PAIGNA)
484 Indiantown Gap Road
Annville, PA 17003

42,144
41,000
5,912

Saturday, December 19, 2020
12:00 PM

Becky K.,Beth S.

Directions to Cemetery

Navigation systems do an adequate job finding the three public parking areas we will use to move the public to the ceremony and wreath placement on the cemetery.  Please navigate to either the Red, White or Blue parking areas following directions to parking from the digital sign boards on I-81 and I-78.  For vehicle navigation systems, the Red lots are vicinity of 6 Boundary Road, Grantville, PA 17028; White lots are vicinity of Fort Indiantown Gap Community Club, Clement Avenue Annville, PA 17003; and Blue lots are vicinity of 100 MSC Drive, Jonestown, PA 17038.  Once GPS gets you close to the lots, follow signs, police and parking attendant directions, park and load onto buses at pre-marked bus stops adjacent to parking areas.  Remember the color of the parking lot that you parked your car in.  When you park your car in a designated event parking lot, buses will transport you to and from the cemetery starting at 10:00 and running continuously throughout the day.  The ceremony begins promptly at noon and if crowds are large, plan to arrive at parking between 10:00 a.m and 11:00 a.m if you want to attend the ceremony.  If you only want to participate in placing the wreaths on graves, then plan to arrive at the parking areas between noon and 12:30 p.m. - please be safe and anticipate some traffic, so be patient.
ATTN BUSES -  Please use Biddle Road, and follow directions to drop passengers in Memorial Circle, then park Bus at one of the three off site lots, and driver can catch a shuttle to join the Ceremony and Wreath Laying.



Parking Instructions

There is no parking for the general public at this cemetery, so you must follow signs for event parking and park in one of three public parking areas labelled as "Red" lots, "White" lots or "Blue" lots - follow digital highway signs, local signs and police direction into numerous parking lots and load buses to get to the cemetery for the Ceremony at 12 Noon, followed by wreath laying.  Please plan on arriving to parking early - buses start running at 10:00 a.m. and will run continuously throughout the day until the last wreath is placed and all volunteers are returned to their cars.  Dress appropriately for extended exposure to the weather on Saturday the 14th.  All tour buses must enter Biddle Road to drop off and pick up volunteers, and must park off site during Ceremony/Wreath Laying.  For more info email wreathsindiantowngap@gmail.com.

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

*Operation Clean Sweep - Saturday Feb 1, 2020 - 8 AM. LIMITED PARKING ON CEMETERY. PARK AT COMMUNITY CLUB AND RIDE SHUTTLE BUS STARTING AT 7:30 - FOLLOW THE EVENT ON FB at https://www.facebook.com/events/1391339327687168/.

We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America Day at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery. Please do not forget to register to volunteer! That way you will get all updates about the cemetery itself.

  • 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 of 40,000 wreaths, on February 1st, 2019 starting at 8 am.    All volunteers should report to the PA Veterans's Memorial for a briefing at 8 AM.   Parking is available at The Community Club (next to PX), beginning at 7:30, and running until all volunteers are returned to their vehicles.   No parking will be permitted throughout the Cemetery during OCS.  Please follow our Facebook page for instructions on parking.

The most important thing to remember is to have a wonderful experience participating and honoring our Heroes,  and thank you so much for Playing a Part in helping WAA-IGNC  achieve our mission to Remember, Honor and Teach.

Local Groups Supporting Us

39 With Honor (PA0317)

Welcome to 39 With Honor! Our location fundraising group is proud to support Indiantown Gap 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 the wreath laying ceremony planned for 12:00 pm on %December 18, 2019%. Thank you so much!

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Boy Scout Troop 64

Welcome to Boy Scout Troop 64's Wreath sponsorship page! Our location fundraising group is proud to support Indiantown Gap 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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