Groundbreaking ceremony to be held for expansion of Virginia Veterans Cemetery

Groundbreaking ceremony to be held for expansion of Virginia Veterans Cemetery
Virginia Veterans Cemetery in Amelia Court House. (Source: NBC12)

AMELIA Co., Va. (WWBT) - A special groundbreaking ceremony will take place on Thursday morning for the expansion of the Virginia Veterans Cemetery in Amelia Court House.

Governor Ralph Northam and other officials will attend, announcing a $5.23 million grant to the Commonwealth from the U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs National Cemetery Administration to fund the project.

“Funds will be used to add 3,600 new pre-placed burial crypts for Virginia veterans and eligible spouses,” a release said.

Due to COVID-19 guidelines, only invited members will be allowed to attend.

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