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

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

On December 14, 2024 (Wreath Placement Immediately Following Ceremony), Wreaths Across America will be at the Hampton 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 Hampton National Ceremony and Wreaths Across America!

Sponsor Wreaths

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

Volunteer

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

Invite

Click here to spread the word encourage your friends to sponsor, volunteer or keep up with our news.

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From the Fulton Bank Veterans Employee Resource Group

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In Memory Of
by William Tennis for Minge Perkins Tennis, Honored by Hampton National Cemetery

In Memory of Minge Perkins Tennis, Wife and Mother of a United States Military Husband and Son.

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Location Information

VAHNCV - Hampton National Cemetery
Hampton National Cemetery
Cemetery Rd At Marshall Ave
Hampton, VA 23669, United States

33,000
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December 14, 2024 at 12:00 pm (Wreath Placement Immediately Following Ceremony)

Annie Brooks, Christina Rowley, Maribel Beckwith

Directions to Cemetery

Please follow these Driving Directions and Parking Instructions:

I-64 Eastbound: take exit 267 Settlers Landing Rd & Hampton Univ, four lane exit ramp, be in second lane from the left, through first traffic light, very short distance to second traffic light, turn left onto Emancipation Dr

I-64 Westbound: take exit 267 Woodland Rd & Hampton Univ, at end of exit ramp turn left at traffic light, go under !-64, turn left at traffic light, very short distance to second traffic light, turn left onto Emancipation Dr

Parking available at Hampton University in Lot 11 at Convocation Center (with blue roof)

Do not park in any reserved parking spaces

Use sidewalk to proceed to Hampton VA Cemetery


WREATH REMOVAL HAS BEEN SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, January 13, 2024 at 10.00 AM.  If you are able to do so, please bring a pole to stack the wreaths.

Parking Instructions

Parking available at Hampton University in Lot 11 at Convocation Center (with blue roof)

Do not park in any reserved parking spaces

Use sidewalk to proceed to Hampton VA Cemetery


**Please note: Volunteers will not be able to enter through the Hampton University Guard Gate.

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at Hampton 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.

Local Groups Supporting Us

CORP001 - Hiring Our Heroes

Welcome to CORP001 - Hiring Our Heroes! Our location Sponsorship Group is proud to support Arlington 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!

BSF - Blue Star Families

Welcome to BSF - Blue Star Families! Our location Sponsorship Group is proud to support National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona 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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