This Tower Stands

  The Veterans Tribute Tower, a four story, state-of-the-art carillon bell tower, was installed May 16. It stands as a beacon of appreciation to veterans — past, present, and future. After countless delays and a pandemic, this Tower stands! The Veterans Tribute...

Postponed Until Further Notice

The Veterans Tribute Tower will be installed and dedicated at Georgia National Cemetery after the pandemic. The project has been a monumental fundraising initiative by the Advisory Council. Their efforts will erect a four-story, state-of-the-art carillon bell tower to...

Wreaths Across America 2019

This year on National Wreaths Across America Day (observed Saturday morning, December 14, 2019), Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, will need to fund and place over 16,000 wreaths to honor all of our veterans and military families who rest there. Everyone must play...

POSTPONED: Veterans Tower Dedication

The Veterans Tribute Tower dedication will be postponed until further notice. The project has been a monumental fundraising initiative by the Georgia National Cemetery Advisory Council to erect a four-story tower that will stand as a beacon of appreciation to...

Veterans Tribute Tower Installation Underway

Preparations for installation of the Veterans Tribute Tower have begun! Stakes for the pad where the tower will be installed will be put in next week. On September 9, the new traffic circle area will be excavated and rebar laid in anticipation of the receipt and...

Canton Walmart donates $2,250 toward tower project

The Georgia National Cemetery Advisory Council thanks Canton Walmart Store #518 for its recent donation of $2,250, which will be applied toward the $385,000 Veterans Tribute Tower project. The tower, which will be installed at the entrance to the cemetery in the fall,...

Tower donation matched by afternoon

The Scott Huskins Funeral Home in Canton donated $1,000 toward the GNCAC Council’s Tribute Tower project, calling for matches from anyone in the community. The donation was matched before the end of the afternoon. Click here to learn more about the Tribute Tower...

Memorial Day Observance, May 25, 10 a.m.

Memorial Day will be observed at Georgia National Cemetery on Saturday, May 25, 2019, at the Assembly Area (across from the POW/MIA flag pole). The Cemetery’s Advisory Council has coordinated a dignified morning of activities commencing at 10 a.m. which are free...

Wreaths Across America draws largest crowd ever

Saturday, December 15, 2018 was a special day at the Georgia National Cemetery, as wreaths were laid at the foot of every headstone and in front of each columbarium wall in less than half an hour. The many hours of planning and execution by the GNC staff and...