“Wreaths Across America” Comes to Houston Today


The 2021 Wreaths Across America Mobile Education Exhibit Tour is starting the year with a trip to Houston. Wreaths Across America is best known for placing flags on the graves of U.S. veterans mid-December every year, and their aim is to educate the public about their sacrifices and honor those who have served. It’s a 43 foot long 5th wheel trailer with slide outs that has a theater and exhibits. It’s a walk through at both ends with all Covid protocols being applied.

There are four Houston-area locations beginning today:

TOMBALL, TX — Friday, Feb. 26, 2021. The third stop will be the first open to the public in 2021 and will be at Tomball Market Place located at 14251 Farm to Market 2920 in Tomball, and open to the public from 7am-7pm. WAA supporters are proud to have the opportunity to offer tours of this Mobile Education Exhibit to the general public as a way to say thank you for years of support.

HOUSTON, TX — Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021. The next stop on the tour will also be open to the public at Village Plaza at Bunker Hill located at 9710 Katy Fwy, Houston, from 7am-7pm. WAA supporters in Houston are excited to bring an opportunity to create awareness for Wreaths Across America to the people of this great city.

WEBSTER, TX — Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021. The following stop will take place at Baybrook Gateway located at 1001 Bay Area Blvd in Webster, open to the public from 7am-7pm. WAA volunteers are happy to have the chance to use the Mobile Education Exhibit as a way to offer education to the general public about the service and sacrifices of our nations veterans and their families.

HOUSTON, TX— Tuesday, March 2, 2021. The next stop on the tour will be at Westar Moving and Storage located at 4545 Pine Timbers, Suite 334, open to the public from 2pm-6pm. The Houston Movers Association/Southwest Movers Association and Westar Moving and Storage are proud to be able to bring this exhibit to Texas for the enjoyment of their employees and the general public as a way to say thank you for years of support.

BRYAN, TX— Thursday, March 4, 2021. The next scheduled stop will be at the American Legion Post / Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 937 and Brazos Valley Marine Corps League Chapter 1391, located at 101 Waco Street in Bryan from 8am-6pm.

COLLEGE STATION, TX— Friday, March 5, 2021. Continuing in Texas, the next scheduled stop will be at Ranch Harley Davidson, located at 4101 Texas 6 Frontage Road in College Station from 9am-6pm. Working in conjunction with The Bryan College Station Chamber of Commerce, Jersey Mikes Subs and Ranch Harley Davidson, this stop is open to the general public and will help support a BCSCC ribbon cutting ceremony.

COLLEGE STATION, TX— Saturday, March 6, 2021. Staying in College Station, the MEE will be at Ranch Harley Davidson one more day, from 11am-7pm. This is open to the general public as a way to say thank you for local public and volunteer support.

The Local Wreaths Across America website has additional information. Vietnam Vets will be honored for their service, and several Korean War vets will create a hand-made wreath that will later be laid on the grave of a fallen Korean War Veteran. The exhibit also features a 20-foot thank you card the public is invited to sign before it is sent to active duty troops serving overseas as a thank you from Houston.

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