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Memorial Mile

Williamsburg Parks and Recreation would like to honor and remember the sacrifice of our fallen Fire, EMS, Law Enforcement and Military members by sharing their stories Memorial Day weekend at Waller Mill Park from Saturday, May 25, 2019 – Monday, May 27, 2019 during park hours. 

Remembrance signs will be displayed at Waller Mill Park.   All are welcome to share their story and walk in honor of those who have passed in the line of duty. 

Memorial Mile at Waller Mill Park

May 25 - 27, 2019


Remembering a Fallen Hero

If you would like to provide a fallen hero story, please submit the following information:


Contact Information

Please provide your name, contact phone #, contact email, relationship to person being remembered, fallen hero’s name, age (00/00/00-00/00/00), hometown and state and date of death.


The Person Being Remembered

The full name of the person you are honoring with their story. Police Department, Fire Department or Military branch (Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, National Guard, Navy) and conflict served (Afghanistan and Iraq, September 11, Gulf War, Vietnam, Korea, WWII, WWI, Peacetime, other).


The Honoree’s Short Bio & Story

Provide us a bio with the above information that is short (100 words or less), and paints a picture of who the person was.



Please submit a photo along with your submission.  Photos of person being honored in uniform are preferred by not necessary.



Submit your story to along with .jpg or .png photo.  Information and photo can also be mailed to Quarterpath Recreation Center, 202 Quarterpath Road, Williamsburg VA  23185.  Photos submitted by mail will not be returned.



The deadline for submission is Monday, May 6, 2019.



Please contact Colleen Wilson at: (757) 259-3760.


Waller Mill Park

901 Airport Road

Williamsburg, VA  23185


*$2.00 park vehicle entrance fee.

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