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Legion to dedicate flags today

 

July 15, 2021

Tom LaVenture / Daily Globe

Flags wave in a light breeze on Sunday at the renovated Ironwood war memorial near the Ironwood post office. American Legion Post 5 members cleared shrubs, installed flag poles and will be replacing lighting to make the memorial more visible. An official dedication with an honor guard will be held today at 4:30 p.m.

By TOM LAVENTURE

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IRONWOOD - A renovated downtown war memorial will be dedicated this afternoon by members of the American Legion Post 5.

A veterans honor guard will open Festival Ironwood with a flag ceremony at 4 p.m. today at Depot Park. The honor guard will then hold a separate flag raising ceremony at the nearby veterans memorial on the northwest corner of Suffolk and Ayer streets at 4:30 p.m.

The ceremony is to mark the completion of the work to remove tall shrubs and install flagpoles at the monument to honor the service men and women who died in service...



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