Wreaths Across America

Laying a wreath in honor of heroes at Ivy Hill

Laying a wreath in honor of heroes at Ivy Hill

A ceremony and wreath laying to honor fallen American heroes during the holidays will return to Old Town’s Ivy Hill Cemetery on Saturday, Dec. 15.

Wreaths Across America, an organization that places wreaths at the graves of American service members for the holiday season, made its debut at Ivy Hill last year thanks to the efforts of coordinator Lisa Wright.

The effort proved enormously popular, with dozens of volunteers and local organizations turning out to show their support and appreciation of members of the military who have died. This year, Laurel supporters have exceeded the goal of paying for 250 wreaths, raising enough...

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