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Williamsburg invites the public to mark Memorial Day with tribute to veterans

Virginia Gazette - 5/25/2023

May 23—WILLIAMSBURG — To help commemorate Memorial Day, the city of Williamsburg is inviting the public to place flags on veterans' graves in Cedar Grove Cemetery.

On Thursday morning, representatives from the city police and fire departments will be joined by the Patrick Henry Chapter of the Disabled American Veterans, Rotary Club of James City County, Salvation Army of Williamsburg, Cedar Grove Historical Society and veterans to place more than 500 flags in honor of Memorial Day.

Members of the public who are interested in helping can meet caretaker Bill Brown at the flagpole at 9 a.m. For further questions, Brown can be contacted at

Sian Wilkerson, 757-342-6616,


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