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Veterans Day Observance

Fri Nov 11 10:00:00 2016

This year’s ceremony will commence at 11 minutes before 11 a.m. with the color guard firing one round each minute until 11 a.m. Veterans Day began as Armistice Day to mark the cessation of hostilities during World War I on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918. In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will be moved inside to the Museums Gov. Fifer Courtroom.

For more information please contact: Royden Jones, Commander American Legion Post 56 309-376-5331