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Memorial Day Event  2023

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Memorial Day is all about taking the time to honor America's fallen heroes. Unlike Veterans Day, which is a time to honor all those who have served in the military, in a time of war or peace, Memorial Day is strictly for acknowledging the men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice while defending their country.

Family, Friends, love ones and guests gather to remember and honor.

The Historic Wilmington Cemetery would like to invite you to join us at our Memorial Day Event on Monday, May 29, 2023, at 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

This event is co-hosted by VFW Post 2967.

Our Keynote Speaker will be, Retired Major General John Harrel along with Dignitaries Assemblyman Mike Gipson, Congresswoman Nanette Diaz Barragan, Councilman Tim McCosker and others.

Also, in attendance will be Retired General Peter Gravett, Retired Army Major Joe Gaitlin and a few others.

Attached is the flyer which we are posting on our Website and Social Media pages also are snap shots from last year's event.

The Board of Trustees from the Historic Wilmington Cemetery takes pride in this yearly event and would be honored to have you as our guest.

Memorial Day Event

Remember and Honor


605 E. "O" Street

Wilmington, ca. 90744

(310) 834-4442


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The Historic Wilmington Cemetery

Board Of Trustees

Office Staff


Want to thank you all for coming out today preparing for Memorial Day. Pre memorial day laying of the flags.

VFW Post 2967 Wilmington, CA.

Cubmaster Pack 1203 San Pedro

Troop 658 Rancho Palos Verdes

Keystone Boys and Girls Clubs of the Los Angeles Harbor

Girls scouts Troop 943 Compton

Boys Scout Troop 234 San Pedro

#VFWPost2967 #CubmasterPack1203



#GirlsscoutsTroop943Compton #BoysScoutTroop234SanPedro


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Memorial Day Program 


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Photo Credit : Simie Seaman Wilimington Historical Society






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The Historic Wilmington Cemetery

Board Of Trustees

Office Staff


Want to thank Capt Daisy Lee and the Civil Air Patrol U.S. Air Force Auxiliary Cloverfield Composite Squadron 51 all for coming out today assisting and  being part of the Memorial Day Program you are true patriots.