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Wheeling WWI Armistice Centennial

November 11, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

A Day of Remembrance

A centennial observation of Armistice Day (now known as Veteran’s Day) to be held on November 11, 2018 at 2 pm at the Spirit of the American Doughboy monument at Wheeling Park. 

Program will include: Presentation of Colors by Post 1, Post 89, VFW; National Anthem; Pledge of Allegiance; Opening Prayer; Poem- In Flanders Fields; Remarks by Wheeling Mayor Glenn Elliott; Brief History of Post 1 (Commander Powell); Keynote Speaker Dr. Hal Gorby, WVU (history of Wheeling in WWI); Recognition of Veterans and Families; Song – “Over There”; Closing Prayer; Laying of wreath (Mayor Elliott and Comm. Powell); Post 1 Retrieves Colors; Taps

If you are a descendant of a WWI veteran or nurse, please contact us at 304-232-0244 or lunchwithbooks@yahoo.com.

Details

Date:
November 11, 2018
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Venue

Wheeling Park
1801 National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003 United States
Phone:
304-243-4185
Wheeling Park | 1801 National Road | Wheeling, WV 26003
304-243-4185 or 800-624-6988, ext. 4085