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Every Flag Tells a Story

By Coach Phatty, published on May 28, 2014

...Since the story and the happenings in the cemetery take place only twice a year (Memorial Day and Veterans Day), I thought that it would be something nice to share with you as we celebrate Memorial Day!

The Avenue of Heroes at Magnolia Cemetery is one again festooned with American flags, thanks to family members who have donated service members’ casket flags. Flown twice a year, at Memorial Day and Veterans Day, the flags line the cemetery’s entrances at Ann Street and at Virginia Street.

The cemetery started the program with the first display of flags in 2007.

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Tags: american flags, alabama, mobile, rememberance, flags, avenue of heroes, magnolia cemetary, mobile alabama, mobile national cemetary

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