Posted by Ken Christopher on March 10, 2022 in Past News
Henderson, Ky. (March 10, 2022) The American Legion Worsham Post 40, in conjunction with the Henderson Veterans Memorial Foundation, will be placing crosses in Central Park starting the second week of May, 2022 to mark Memorial Day.
In addition, the Veterans Memorial Foundation will hold Memorial Day Ceremonies on Monday, May 30, 20221. The Veterans Memorial Foundation invites everyone to attend the Memorial Day Services which will be held from 10:00 am until 12:00pm near the fountain in Central Park in downtown Henderson.
This year will mark the seventy-fifth year (75th) honoring deceased Veterans and their families. The crosses in the park will be inscribed bearing each Veteran’s name. Crosses in the park and Memorial Day Services began in 1947. This year the total number of crosses erected in the park will approach 5,400.
Flowers and other commemorations on the crosses are welcomed. Seating is limited but you are encouraged to bring your own lawn chairs. Masks are encouraged but are not mandatory. In the event of rain, the services will be cancelled. Additional information regarding the foundation and its activities can be found at www.hendersonwarmemorial.org.