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

Welcome to the Friends of Historic Oakwood Cemetery (NC0016)'s Wreaths Across America Page. 

On Saturday, December 19, 2020 at 12:00 PM, Friends of Historic Oakwood Cemetery (NC0016) will be helping Historic Oakwood Cemetery Field of Honor Raleigh to Remember and Honor our veterans by laying Remembrance wreaths on the graves of our country's fallen heroes.

Please help us honor and remember as many fallen heroes as possible by sponsoring remembrance wreaths, volunteering on Wreaths Day, or inviting your family and friends to attend with you.

Thank you so much for supporting the Friends of Historic Oakwood Cemetery (NC0016) 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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by Cj B. for Coy Bell, Marine Corps, Sergeant, Served From 1968 to 1972, Born 09/10/46, Passed On 09/20/18, Honored by Historic Oakwood Cemetery Field of Honor Raleigh

Dearest Coy - you may be gone from this world but you will never be forgotten. You are a true hero and are missed every day. Thank you for being in our lives! We love you, Missy & Bean
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by Cj B. for Coy Bell, Marine Corps, Sergeant, Served From 1968 to 1972, Born 09/10/46, Passed On 09/20/18, Honored by Historic Oakwood Cemetery Field of Honor Raleigh

Dearest Coy - you may be gone from this world but you will never be forgotten. You are a true hero and are missed every day. Thank you for being in our lives! We love you, Missy & Bean
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Ceremony Details

Location Information

Historic Oakwood Cemetery Field of Honor Raleigh (NCHOFH)
701 Oakwood Ave
Raleigh, NC 27601
Click here for the Historic Oakwood Cemetery Field of Honor Raleigh Page

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Saturday, December 19, 2020
12:00 PM

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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, so feel free to park in any available spot.

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at Historic Oakwood Cemetery Field of Honor Raleigh. 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:

We have our ceremony first, at 12 noon, then everyone is invited to help place wreaths.   Thank you!!!!

  • 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.

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Welcome to Historic Oakwood Cemetery Field of Honor Raleigh (NCHOFH) and thank you deeply for helping us with our goal to honor as many veterans as possible on Wreaths Across America Day, Saturday, December 19, 2020. Please click "View" to learn more about our effort or to volunteer to help or click "Sponsor" to purchase wreaths that will be laid on the graves of our fallen heroes by our loyal volunteers....