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News: Brig. Gen. Anthony German will lay a wreath from the White House at 21st President's grave in Albany Rural Cemetery

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MENANDS, N.Y. - The New York National Guard will honor Chester A. Arthur, the 21st President of the United States with a formal wreath laying on his grave at Albany Rural Cemetery on Friday, Oct. 5, the 183rd anniversary of his birth.

WHO: Brig, Gen. Anthony German, the Chief of Staff of the New York Air National Guard and a New York National Guard Color Guard.
WHAT: Annual presentation of a wreath at the grave of Chester A. Arthur, the 21st president of the United States who died on Nov. 18, 1886. The United States Military traditionally lays a wreath at the graves of Presidents of the United States on the anniversary of their birth. The wreath is sent by the current president.
WHEN: 11 a.m., Friday, October 5, 2011
WHERE: Albany Rural Cemetery, Cemetery Avenue, Menands


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Date Taken:10.04.2012

Date Posted:10.04.2012 17:36

Location:MENANDS, NY, USGlobe

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