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Honor life. Enjoy nature. Learn history. Find peace.
From soothing rooms to acres of nature, Hawthorn Memorial Gardens is a scenic place to be. Visit us to pay respect, celebrate life and enjoy the environment. We hold community events ranging from healing workshops to cemetery tours. You’ll find memorials dating back to the late 1800's, branches offering broad shade and peaceful corners for reflection. Visit to honor memories. Visit to learn the landscape. Visit to find quiet joy.
Avenue of Flags & Memorial Day ObservanceJoin us as we host our Memorial Day Observance featuring guest speakers, military honors and balloon release in honor of those that have given the ultimate sacrifice in service to our Country. Take a stroll down the 'Avenue of Flags' as our gardens are completely lined with American flags.
Luminary ServiceJoin us for holiday music, prayer and a special message for as we remember those who have been laid to rest in the Gardens.
Wreaths Across AmericaOn Saturday, December 19, 2020. Hawthorn Memorial Gardens will participate in the Wreaths Across America event at 11:00 AM (Central Time). This is held in conjunction with the national Wreaths Across America event which is held at 12:00 PM (Eastern Time) at Arlington National Cemetery.
Events & Ceremonies
Our cemetery plays host to many local community and private events. For your family, we can be a beautiful venue for a gathering for your own special event, or come attend an event that we host.
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