REMEMBER the Fallen. . . HONOR those who Serve. . . TEACH our children the value of Freedom.
Welcome to the Florida National Cemetery's Wreaths Across America Page.
On December 19 at 08:00 am to 2:00 pm, 2020, Wreaths Across America will be at Florida 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.
This year due to COVID19 we are unable to have a ceremony as in years past. We will however be able to have anyone that would like to place wreaths on Veterans graves. This year, we will be handing everyone wreaths as you enter the cemetery. Please DO NOT get out of your vehicle at the handout area. Once you have your wreaths you can drive anywhere in the cemetery to honor a fallen veteran and to “Say Their Name”
Wreath hand out will be held between 8am and 2pm. Since we are handing out wreaths in a drive through manner, there is no need to be at the cemetery before hand out begins. Since there’s no need to park to get in line for your wreaths, you can arrive any time between 8am and 2pm (Whenever you’d like) we’ll then hand you two wreaths per person per vehicle.
We ask that you enter from the north using exit 314, then West on Hwy 48, turn left onto Co Rd 625, turn right onto Co Rd 476W for 1.6m then left onto Co Rd 476B South. The cemetery entrance will be on your right. We will be handing out wreaths from the main entrance as well as the maintenance vehicle entrance.
When you turn into the cemetery you’ll be guided to the wreath hand out area where you’ll be handed a flier and two wreaths per person in the car. Again, please DO NOT get out of your vehicle at the handout area. Once you have your wreaths, you may go anywhere in the cemetery to Remember a fallen veteran.
Once you are finished placing your wreaths we ask that you either leave the cemetery or if you wish you may get in line to receive more wreaths if available. Again, DO NOT walk up to the hand out area or get out of your vehicle at the hand out area.
We are extremely happy that we are able to place wreaths this year. Please remember, since we’re handing out wreaths in a drive through manner, there is no need to arrive by a certain time. Simply arrive between 8am and 2pm. Please register to volunteer! That way you will get and and all updates we may have.
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6502 SW 102nd Ave
Bushnell, FL 33513
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. We do however ask that you enter from the north using exit 314, then West on Hwy48, turn left onto Co Rd 625, turn right onto Co Rd 476W for 1.6m then left onto Co Rd 476B South. The cemetery entrance will be on your right. We will be handing out wreaths from the main entrance as well as the maintenance vehicle entrance.