Memorial Day Services – 2022
Gravesite placement of veterans’ flags at Laurel Hill Cemetery Sunday, May 15, 2022
Legion Post 405 annual placement of US flags on veterans’ graves.
Meet at the gatehouse of Laurel Hill Cemetery, 3822 Ridge Avenue, in Philadelphia (215-228-8200) at 10:00 AM. The group assembled will place US flags on the graves of veterans of all wars. As time and manpower permit, the cemeteries to be covered include Laurel Hill, Mt. Peace & St. James the Less.
Refreshments provided for volunteers.
Laurel Hill Cemetery contains the graves of thousands of Civil War veterans. Many of those who engaged in battle, fighting on the sides of both the Union and Confederacy or on the home front now rest at Laurel Hill. The site also holds sacred the remains of many prominent Civil War-era Philadelphians, including volunteer nurses, surgeons, and supporters of the war effort.
Open to the Public
Laurel Hill Cemetery
3822 Ridge Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19132.
Free Parking is available
(215) 228-8200 or online at www.thelaurelhillcemetery.org