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Posted on: May 6, 2020

Fredericksburg Virtual Memorial Day

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This year’s Memorial Day Ceremony in the City of Fredericksburg will be virtual.

Friday, May 22 - Virtual Memorial Gallery will go live on this event page and YouTube. Please share your photos. Details below.

Saturday, May 23 - We will post a video about the National Cemetery Luminaria that would usually take place on the Saturday before Memorial Day. This annual event is cancelled this year due to the COVID-19 restrictions.

Monday, May 25 - Annual Memorial Day Ceremony video will be posted on this event page, YouTube and will run on the city’s public access channels all day. Public broadcast channels are Cox channel 84 and Verizon channel 42. The Virtual Memorial Gallery and Luminaria video will be on the public broadcast channels on Monday as well.


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Send Us Photos of Those You will be Remembering - deadline Tuesday, May 19

The City of Fredericksburg is announcing a call for photography for our virtual Memorial Gallery. We are asking for photos of those you will be remembering on Memorial Day. The photos will be shared on the City’s social media channels, YouTube and our public access television channels. Photos must be submitted by Tuesday, May 19.

Information that we need with the photo:
                Service Member Name
                Branch of service
                Year entering and year leaving the military
               
Photos can be scanned and emailed to: darose@fredericksburgva.gov  with the email subject: Virtual Memorial Gallery
or
Mailed to Visitor Center, Attn: Virtual Memorial, 706 Caroline St, Fredericksburg VA 22041.
If mailing, please protect your photos from the elements. Please include your return address and we will mail the photo back to you.

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