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The Blue Star Mothers of New Hampshire are again sponsoring the placing of wreaths on graves on Saturday, December 15, 2018 starting at 10:30am.

Instead of designating specific sections, this year wreaths will be placed approximately every third headstone so that the whole cemetery will have wreaths displayed.  To ensure your loved one's headstone receives a wreath, we recommend placing your own wreath before the 15th.

If you want your wreath back, please pick it up before January 2, 2019!

For more information, go to their website https://www.bluestarmothersofnh.org/WreathsBoscawen.html

Immediately following the wreath laying will be the WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA ceremony at NOON in the Cemetery Chapel.  This event is hosted by the NH Civil Air Patrol.

If you come earlier to put wreaths on graves, please plan to stay.

Before this ceremony be sure to grab a hot drink or snack in the Maintenance Building.

The NH State Veterans Cemetery Director, Shawn P. Buck, reports there were 59 burials placed during the month of November 2018.

We will be picking up the flags from the gravesites this Thursday, November 15th at 1:00pm and would welcome any volunteers who would like to help.

Please keep in mind this is weather dependent (flags can't be wet), so if it rains Wednesday or Thursday, please check with us first to see if it is still happening.  603-796-2026 ext. 101.

Volunteers please report to the maintenance building for 1:00pm to receive instructions.

Thank you for your help!

The NH State Veterans Cemetery Director, Shawn P. Buck, reports there were 114 burials placed during the month of October 2018.

We will be putting the flags out at the gravesites on Thursday, November 8th at 1:00PM and we are always looking for volunteers to help out.

If you would like to help please report to our maintenance building for 1:00PM.  This event is rain or shine.

11:00AM-Veterans Day ceremony

 
Event start: 
Sun, 11/11/2018 - 11:00am
Event end: 
Sun, 11/11/2018 - 12:00pm
Location: 
New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery

The Department of NH, American Legion (AL) and staff of the State Veterans Cemetery cordially invites you to attend Veterans Day Ceremony commencing at 11:00AM, Sunday November 11th at 110 Daniel Webster Highway, Boscawen, NH 03303 

Seating is limited so you are encouraged to bring a lawn chair for your comfort. Ceremony normally runs for one hour.

PLEASE plan to arrive about 10:30 to avoid traffic back-up and time to park and walk.

 

The NH State Veterans Cemetery Director, Michael W. Horne, reports there were 75 burials placed during the month of September 2018.

The Cemetery Director, Michael W. Horne, reports there were 116 burials placed during the month of August 2018

REMINDER - Taps is sounded nightly at the Cemetery @ 7pm by volunteers of 10 Night's of Remembrance. Please try and come to observe one or more of these honorable events.

From: http://www.100nightsofremembrance.org/home/

Since 2007 to the present, members of 100 Nights of Remembrance sound taps at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen, NH every evening rain or shine at 7:00 PM from Memorial Day through September 11th. After the 100 consecutive nights closing ceremonies, taps is then sounded once a week on Sunday afternoons at 1:00 PM Rain, shine or even snow until the opening ceremony each Memorial Day.  100 Nights of Remembrance is dedicated to honoring and paying the highest respect to those who have served in our Armed Forces and all our fallen heroes. The public is welcome to attend these solemn ceremonies.  “So We May Never Forget”  

Due to the upcoming weather it has been decided to pick up the flags at the gravesites on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 1:00pm.

We welcome any volunteers who would like to help with this pick-up, and we thank you for your help!