Reviews and Blog Posts: Military History

Veterans Remembered

Francis Brown Lowry monument by John Paulding

Learn about the rich military history of Denver's two oldest cemeteries, Fairmount and Riverside, going all the way back to the Civil War, including eight Medal of Honor recipients, the Spanish-American War and Nisei. Join us on Monday, November 8, 6:30 p.m. at the Schlessman Family Branch Library for this presentation by Fairmount Heritage Foundation volunteers Garry & Joan O’Hara.

Looking for a way to honor a Veteran this Veteran's day? Bring an unopened toiletry item to be donated to the Denver Veteran's Hospital for Veterans in need.

Books on these fascinating cemeteries:

Lest They Be Forgotten

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Memorial Day, or Decoration Day, is a national holiday where we remember those that have laid down their lives in service of their country.

Traditionally, people celebrate the lives of these heroes by decorating their graves with flowers or flags and having parades.

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