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Civil War Veteran’s Recognition
May 19, 2013 @ 3:00 pm - 5:15 pm| Free
A two-part ‘Memorial Day’ program will be held Sunday afternoon, May 19, at historic Boehm’s Chapel to acknowledge the Civil War veterans buried in the adjoining cemetery. The program will begin at 3:00 p.m. inside the chapel with “Flames Across the Susquehanna”, a video-lecture by local author, Glenn Banner. Following a question and answer session with Banner, the program will resume in the cemetery with a roll call of the Civil War veterans and placing of flags.
Descendants of Boehm’s Civil War veterans are invited to attend and place flags on their ancestor’s grave. Flags will be provided. Please contact, firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 717-872-4133 prior to the event. The two-part event is free and open to the public. A love offering will be received to benefit the Columbia Historic Preservation Society.