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On Saturday, November 10, 2018 Petersburg National Battlefield will honor veterans past and present by literally shedding light on the gravesites of those who made the ultimate sacrifice in order to defend their country. The Annual Luminary program will take place at Poplar Grove National Cemetery. The event begins at 5:30 pm and ends at 8:00 pm. This year’s event, in recognition of the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, will focus on the stories of World War I soldiers who found their final resting place at Poplar Grove.
Event Notes & Information
Due to space limitations, there will be NO PARKING ALLOWED at Poplar Grove National Cemetery. Park staff, volunteers and visitors can park at Richard Bland College located at 11301 Johnson Road in South Prince George where a free shuttle will provide transportation to and from the cemetery. The first shuttle will depart from Richard Bland College at 4:00pm.