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Community Flag Day

 

MURPHYSBORO ANNUAL
COMMUNITY FLAG DAY SERVICE

8th ANNUAL10:00 a.m., Saturday, June 8, 2013

Historic Logan Neighborhood

Between South 16th and 17th Streets on Edith Street

Behind the Logan Museum and the Tourism Center at Sheley House

 

An old-fashioned celebration featuring a caravan through town along flag-lined streets (Courtesy of the Lions Club)

A flag folding and retirement ceremony by the Elks Flag Team, American Legion, Scouts and Patriots Bravo Co.

Music by Alice Berry and Voices United of Southern Illinois

and MHS Crimson Express

Patriotic Address

Invocation and Benediction

 

Co-Sponsored by:

City of Murphysboro and Its Tourism Commission
General John A. Logan Museum
American Legion Paul Stout Post 127
Elks Lodge 572
Patriots Bravo Co.
Veterans of Foreign War Post 7190
Friends of Murphysboro
Murphysboro Chamber of Commerce
Murphysboro Masonic Lodge 498

 

Following the service: Gudided Walking Tours - "Stories of the Logan Historic District"

No admission fee

Arrive early and bring lawn chairs

Rain or Shine

Military personnel are invited to wear their uniforms and veterans their medals

Cub, Boy, Girl, and Eagle Scouts participation encouraged

Worn flags to be retired can be brought in advance to the American Legion (North 16th and Gartside Streets) or the General Logan Museum. They can also be brought to the Service.

Information: 618.534.0226