Wreaths laid on veterans’ graves at Crown Hill

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — At Crown Hill Cemetery on Saturday morning, people laid wreaths on the graves of veterans for the holidays.

More than 1,000 wreaths were distributed were distributed at Crown Hill.

Sen. Joe Donnelly spoke before helping put out the wreaths.

Donnelly shared a message for the veterans who’d put their lives on the lines to protect Americans: “To wish Merry Christmas, happy Hanukkah, season’s greetings, to all of them because our chance to be here was given to us by them.”

Indianapolis was one of more than 1,200 locations across the country to participate in laying the wreaths.