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Andrew Johnson National Cemetery: Wreaths Across America
December 16, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pmFREE
Greeneville, TN – On Saturday, December 16 the National Park Service will host the annual Wreaths Across America program at Andrew Johnson National Cemetery, beginning at 11:30 a.m. The featured speaker this year is Lt. Col. Neal Kerney, Tennessee National Guard, with remarks also given by Acting Superintendent Eric Leonard.
The wreaths will be placed on the over 1900 graves by JROTC cadets from both city and county schools on the Thursday morning preceding the event. “The Wreaths Across America Program is an iconic annual event for national cemeteries,” said Acting Superintendent Eric Leonard, “and it reflects the best side of any community. On behalf of the National Park Service we are grateful for the annual support from students, leaders, veterans and community members.”
General parking will be at Hal Henard Elementary School with shuttle service will be provided by Premier Transportation of Greeneville to the cemetery beginning at 10:00 a.m. and continuing after the ceremony. Handicapped parking will be available at the National Cemetery with overflow parking onto Monument Avenue.
The Andrew Johnson National Cemetery is located at 121 Monument Avenue, Greeneville, TN. For more information, please contact the Andrew Johnson National Historic Site at 423-639-3711.
Chief of Interpretation and Education
Andrew Johnson National Historic Site
121 Monument Avenue
Greeneville, TN 37743-5552
Office: 423 639-3711 x103
Cell: 423 620-5066