Members of the
American Legion Post 170 will host a variety of Memorial Day programs on
Monday, May 27.
The memorial events
will begin at 9:00 a.m., with a a service at the American Legion, 798 Wabash
Ave., Chesterton, with cannon firing and raising the flag on the flagpole.
At 9:30 a.m., a 21
gun salute will be held in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, on south Calumet Rd.; at
9:45 a.m. at Coffee Creek Park, a wreath will be placed on Coffee Creek; at
10:00 a.m., a ceremony of remembrance, the main event for the day, will be
held at the monument in Chesterton Cemetery, 300 E. Porter Ave.; and at
10:30 a.m. a 21 gun salute will be given at the Viet Nam War Memorial,
Porter Ave. at Rt. 49 Bypass.