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Big Sandy observes Memorial Day

 

June 8, 2022

Local Veteran's carring the clors during teh Memorial Day Parade. l to r: Eryn (Darlington) Nissen, Diana LaBuda, Lindsey Boyce and Stephen Boyce.

Big Sandy's Memorial Day observations took place May 30th. The holiday has been taking place in America for 154 years, after being instated to honor Union Soldiers killed in the Civil War. Incidentally, the first Memorial Day also landed on May 30th. All of the standard Big Sandy events took place this year. During the breakfast, parade, and service, I took the time to visit with locals regarding how they observe the day.

At the museum entrance, I stopped to visit with Amy Sibra, who was distributing poppy flowers and collecting donations for the American Legion. The American Legion provid...



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