President Harrison’s Wreath-Laying Ceremony 2021

In celebration of the 188th birthday of President Benjamin Harrison, our nation’s 23rd president, Crown Hill is releasing this video featuring several speakers sharing important aspects of his life, and the placement of a beautiful wreath from President Joe Biden. (Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, this video is in lieu of our traditional in-person ceremony.)

Featured Speakers:

David Rieck, President of Crown Hill Cemetery and Heritage Foundation

Brigadier General Maria A. Juarez, Deputy Commanding General of the 88th Readiness Division of the United States Army Reserve (USAR) at Ft. McCoy, Wisconsin

Major Christopher S. Barnthouse (U.S. Army, Ret.)

Charles A. Hyde, President & CEO of the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site.

Brig. Gen. Juarez placed the wreath of flowers from President Biden and was joined by Maj. Christopher Barnthouse.

Friday, Aug 20