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Wreath ceremony held at Pickens Cemetery

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EASLEY — The Fort Prince George Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution and Southern Wesleyan University held the first Wreaths Across America Ceremony to be held at Pickens Cemetery near Easley last month.

The ceremony, which honored 46 veterans from the Revolutionary War to World War II who are buried in the historical cemetery, was held as part of National Wreaths Across America Day on Dec. 14, which was being observed at more than 1,100 memorial sites.

In attendance were 14 service and/or historical organizations to lay wreaths honoring the veterans. Along with Fort Prince George Daughters and Southern Wesleyan officials were Central Mayor Mac Martin, Children of the American Revolution, American Legion Posts 52 and 151, American Legion Auxiliary Unit 52, Daughters of the American Colonists, Sons and Daughters of Confederate Veterans, South Carolina Association of Veterans, General Society of Mayflower

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