EHS will co-ordinate the celebration of Memorial Day on Monday, May 28, beginning with an Open House at the Elizabeth History House, beginning at 1:00p.m. At 2:00 p.m., participants will gather at the Elizabeth Veterans Memorial where Elizabeth's 13 Gold Star soldiers will be remembered.
Additionally, three local women will be honored for being in the vanguard to open the United States Armed Forces to greater quality for women:
Elsie Heidenreich, nurse in WWI
Rita Baumgartner Francomb, WAVE in WWII
Luella Williams Elliott, WAC in WWII
There will be floral tributes and prayers at St. Mary's Cemetery and Elizabeth Township Cemetery.
The general public is invited to participate in this free Memorial Day observance.