Public Works

All City owned cemeteries have flower guidelines posted. Residents are encouraged to take note of these when visiting City cemeteries so they are aware of the adopted guidelines. The City Flower guidelines are as followed:

-Within 7 days after funeral services, all fresh and artificial floral arrangements except one, shall be removed.
-Only 1 floral arrangement per grave space shall be permitted.
-All holiday floral arrangements shall be removed within 3 weeks after the date of the said holiday.
-Floral arrangements shall be placed so as to be secure on top of monuments, secure in flower vases in those markers so designed, or on tripods available from florist.
-The City of Dunn will not be responsible for floral arrangements that are: lost, stolen, blown away, or damaged during maintenance procedures because of improper placement.
-The City of Dunn will remove all flowers that, once fresh have died/wilted, are artificial and have discolored or deteriorated and are no longer attractive.


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Dunn was originally called "Lucknow" and was renamed in 1873

The city of Dunn was incorporated on February 12, 1887, at which time it was a logging town and a turpentine distilling center. The name honors Bennett Dunn, who supervised the construction of the railway line between Wilson and Fayetteville.

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