On Memorial Day… May 31st… The LaFayette Woman’s Club and American Legion Post 339 invite the public to the dedication ceremony of the new Flags and Crosses location at Veterans Memorial Park, near the entrance of the LaFayette Recreation Center.
Thanks to local donors, over 200 new American Flags have been purchased and 200 crosses, bearing the names of local fallen warriors, are now replaced and improved.
The Flags and Crosses will be displayed annually at the Veterans Memorial Park on Veterans Day, Memorial Day, Flag Day, Independence Day, and Labor Day. The display was previously located in Joe Stock Park.
LaFayette American Legion Post 339 Commander Richard Westbrook says the new site is fitting: “This part of the Recreation Center already had a memorial to veterans. Now it will also serve to honor the citizens of Walker County who gave their all for our country.