Beautiful weather is in the forecast for the official dedication of the Veterans Memorial and Freedom Bell at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6 at Cardiff Hill Overlook.
There have been 390 bricks purchased and 339 of them have been installed in front of the memorial. Additional bricks may be purchased for $125 each.
The dedication Saturday will take about 30 minutes, with the American Legion Color Guard hanging the first flag ever to be flown at the site.
The national anthem will be sung by Judge Rachel Bringer-Shepherd. The Veteran’s Service Committee Chair Pansy Kolb will introduce the dignitaries and the main speaker, Major Retired Jim Miller. There will be a Salute to the Departed and the playing of Taps.
The veterans memorial project has been organized by the Hannibal Parks & Recreation Department and the Veteran’s Service Committee.