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Annual Memorial Day Ceremony to be held at White Rose Cemetery
May 27 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
A ceremony honoring the service and sacrifice of America’s military members is scheduled for 9 a.m. on May 27th at the White Rose Cemetery gazebo.
This year marks the 119th observance of Memorial Day at the cemetery.
The Ceremony will include the American Legion Ceremonial Detail presenting a 21 gun salute and a demonstration and explanation behind the meaning of the folding of the American flag. After the invocation a guest speaker from the American Legion Post 105 will remember those who gave their lives to strengthen and preserve the invaluable gift of freedom.
During the ceremony there will also be a poetry reading and the Blue Star Mothers will present a wreath in remembrance of those who’ve made the ultimate sacrifice.
The event is free and the community is invited to attend. The City of Bartlesville owned White Rose Cemetery is located at 11th Street and Virginia Ave.