Posted on 26 May 2014.
Hough High JROTC members present the colors. See a photo gallery below. (David Boraks/CorneliusNews.net)
By DAVID BORAKS
American Legion Post 86 and Cornelius residents honored the area’s war dead on Monday with ceremony at Cornelius Town Hall.
Several speakers remembered those who, as the Rev. Vern Dodd said in his invocation, “made the ultimate sacrifice for the freedoms we enjoy every day. … May the very stones that mark the graves of those departed here and abroad cry out for their cause.”
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Posted in Cornelius, Cornelius history, Downtown and old Cornelius, Life in Cornelius
Posted on 23 May 2012.
The Veterans Memorial Monument at Rotary Plaza (David Boraks / CorneliusNews.net)
The American Legion Post 86 in Cornelius will host a Memorial Day celebration Monday, May 28. The event begins at 11 a.m. at the Cornelius Veterans Memorial Monument at Rotary Plaza, on N.C. 115 near Town Hall.
Plans are still being finalized, Post 86 Commander John Washam said, but the ceremony will include an invocation and benediction, the National Anthem, color guards from local high schools and a 21-gun salute. Commander Washam will lead the ceremony.
WANT TO GO?
The program begins at 11 a.m. Monday, May 28 at the Veteran’s Monument, on N.C. 115 adjacent to Cornelius Town Hall. It is open to the public.
Posted in Downtown and old Cornelius, Events