Salvation Army Offers Easter Sunrise Service At The National Cemetery

Wednesday, April 17, 2019
George Burnham is pictured conducting the first service
George Burnham is pictured conducting the first service
- photo by Lynne Burnham Hadvizjak

The Salvation Army continues a decades old tradition with an Easter Sunrise Service on Sunday at the National Cemetery in Chattanooga.

Those attending should arrive around 6:30 a.m. The service will begin at 7:02 a.m.

The late George Burnham from the News Free Press started the National Cemetery service in the 50s. The exact date is not known.

The public is invited. 

Mr. Burnham covered Billy Graham in the 50s for the Free Press. Mr. Burnham wrote several books on Mr. Graham's crusades.  

George Burnham on the Betterton Bridge overlooking the National Cemetery on Baily Avenue
George Burnham on the Betterton Bridge overlooking the National Cemetery on Baily Avenue
- photo by Lynne Burnham Hadvizjak

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