Memorial Day: Minnesota Events and Services for 2016

Memorial Day 2016 MN
image via Minnesota Historical Society

Military History Living Timeline
Historic Fort Snelling | 200 Tower Ave, St Paul, MN 55111
10am-5pm
Travel through the past with a special living timeline of military life through history during this special day honoring America’s soldiers. Costumed staff and reenactors will interpret different eras of military history through uniform and equipment displays as well as weapons demonstrations. See large-scale military demonstrations throughout the day, play children’s games, and explore Minnesota’s oldest military post. More info, www.mnhs.org/event/715 or 612-726-1171.

Fort Snelling National Cemetery – Memorial Day Service
Ft Snelling National Cemetery | 7601 34th Avenue, 
Minneapolis, MN 55450
Ceremony at 10:00 a.m.
They do expect many people, so plan to arrive early if you would like to secure a seat. You are also welcome to bring your own lawn chair if you would like to arrive later. For more information call (612) 726-1127.

Additional St. Paul Cemeteries Offering Memorial Day Services:

Calvary Cemetery, 753 Front Ave., Saint Paul, Minnesota, Service at 10am

Elmhurst Cemetery, 1510 Dale St N., St Paul, Minnesota, Service at 9am

Forest Lawn Memorial Park, 1800 Edgerton St., Maplewood, Minnesota, Service at 11 am

Oakland Cemetery, 927 Jackson Street, St. Paul, Minnesota, Service at 10am. Civil War Tour at 12pm, a walking tour visiting the historic figures interred at Oakland, guided by Pat Hill for this, his 20th and final year.

Resurrection Cemetery, 2101 Lexington Ave S., Mendota Heights, Minnesota Service at 10am

Roselawn Cemetery, 803 Larpenteur Ave W, Roseville, Minnesota, Service at 10am. Organ Concert and Refreshments 11am-1pm

St. Mary of the Lake Cemetery, 1709 Stillwater St, White Bear Lake, Minnesota, Service at 9am

Union Cemetery, 2505 Minnehaha Ave E., St Paul, Minnesota, Service at 10am

Wishing you a safe and pleasant Memorial Day Weekend.

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