- Associated Press - Saturday, December 13, 2014

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) - Thousands of Maine-made wreaths have been placed on headstones at Arlington National Cemetery.

For the 150th anniversary of Arlington National Cemetery, Wreaths Across America met its goal of having a wreath for every headstone of the 230,000 veterans buried there.

Hundreds of volunteers placed the wreaths on headstones Saturday. Attending were Gov. Paul LePage and first lady Ann LePage.

The wreaths arrived via a convoy from Maine. The truckloads of wreaths were escorted by Patriot Guard Riders when they left Worcester Wreath Co. last weekend. One of the riders was Maine’s first lady, who made the entire trip on the back of a three-wheeled motorcycle.

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