'Wreaths' event honors Cumberland County veterans (PHOTOS)

Those buried in the Cumberland County Veterans Cemetery were honored on Saturday during the 2017 “Wreaths of Remembrance” ceremony.

The annual event takes place at the cemetery on Trench Road in Hopewell Township and is organized by the Cumberland County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Cumberland County Department of Veterans Affairs.

Family members and friends of those buried in the cemetery joined officials and other volunteers on Saturday morning placing 900 wreaths on the graves.

“This is a very special ceremony that brings our community together in the spirit of volunteerism and remembrance for the sacrifices made by those who have served …read more

Source: NJ.com Cumberland

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