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Boy Scouts help to retire American flags

Thursday was Flag Day, and Oakdale Cemetery marked the occasion by retiring American Flags which were worn, torn, or faded.
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Flag Retirement Ceremony for Old Glory at Oakdale Cemetary

For the past four or five years, Oakdale Cemetery has honored Flag Day by giving the community a place to properly dispose of their American flags.
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Ashley’s Adventures: Oakdale Cemetery

In Oakdale you’ll find senators, congressmen, yellow fever victims, and soldiers from nearly every conflict America has ever seen.
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Color Keeper

A young man in Wilmington is intrigued by cemeteries. Specifically, Oakdale Cemetery. He's not alone. But it is what he is doing all year long that caught our attention. Tab Taylor is keeping a piece of history alive. And it all started with a book.
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Comforting Life after Death

Wilmington is known as a very historical city. Many the structures and infrastructures are quite old, we know that. But did you know that many of the great minds behind them rest here. Our Extraordinary Person of the Week is taking care of their history and comforting life after death.
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Oakdale Cemetery offers summer walking tours

The Oakdale Cemetery in Wilmington will kick off its summer walking tour series this Saturday.

Private cemeteries set flags for Veterans Day

videoOakdale Cemetery held their annual flag event for veterans graves on Saturday. This year also included Pine Forest Cemetery and Bellevue Cemetery which nearly 1400 flags were placed.

Horse-drawn tours teach history of Oakdale Cemetery

videoOne of Oakdale Cemetery's most popular horse-drawn wagon tours was back to entertain kids and adults of all ages.

Oakdale Cemetery hosts graveyard tours

videoIt may not look like much now, but happening tonight, 600 luminaries will light the way through Wilmington’s Oakdale Cemetery as tour guides tell the tales of six noteworthy clergy from local ministries that were buried at the cemetery.

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