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Eagle Project Shines Brightly for Veterans

The Hudson County Genealogical & Historical Society (HCGHS) and Unit 305 proudly announce the completion of the Eagle Project of Eliot Jablonski, Life Scout and Assistant Senior Patroller of Unit 305, who planned, managed, and executed the restoration of the gravestones of veterans within the Soldiers’ Circle at Arlington Cemetery in Kearny. Since its construction in the 1880s, more than 500 American Civil War Veterans and a Congressional Medal of Honor recipient have been buried in Arlington Cemetery along Schuyler Avenue. Jablonski’s Eagle Project focused on cleaning the 777 headstones of these veterans buried within the special section known as the Soldiers’ Circle. Over the years, envi

Eagle Project Restores Honor to Veterans

As America pauses to commemorate its independence, Eliot Jablonski, Life Scout and Assistant Senior Patroller of Unit 305, will honor those who gave their lives for our freedom. Jablonski’s Eagle Project is an arduous effort to restore 777 gravestones of Veterans within the Soldiers’ Circle at Arlington Cemetery in Kearny. The kickoff will be held fittingly on the eve of Independence Day to highlight the importance of the service of those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. Since its construction in the 1880s, more than 500 American Civil War Veterans and a Congressional Medal of Honor recipient have been buried in Arlington Cemetery along Schuyler Avenue in Kearny. These Vetera