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Naturalization of New Citizens to Commemorate Patriotic Events at the Historic Old Courthouse

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Date: June 10, 2008

WHERE: Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, Historic Old Courthouse, 11 North Fourth Street St. Louis, MO                                                                

WHEN:   Friday, June 13, 2008   

WHAT:   The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service, in cooperation with the National Park                        

Service at Jefferson National Expansion Memorial will commemorate Flag Day with a public naturalization ceremony at the Historic Old Courthouse on Friday, June 13, 2008.  The ceremony will take place at 1:00 p.m. in the rotunda of the Historic Old Courthouse, 11 North Fourth Street in St. Louis, Missouri. 

Approximately 75 prospective United States citizens will take the oath of citizenship at an official naturalization ceremony inside the Historic Old Courthouse. This historic building will be decorated with an array of patriotic 19th Century displays, including a 33-star, 36’ x 20’ garrison flag suspended from the fifth-level balcony.

The public is invited to attend the naturalization ceremony and see the decorated Historic Old Courthouse. The garrison flag and historic decorations will be exhibited through July 20, 2008. All events and exhibits at the Historic Old Courthouse are free of charge. 

 

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Did You Know?

Cast iron fence outside the Old Courthouse, part of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial

During the 19th Century St. Louis was the premier ironwork city. After the great fire, many of its buildings were made using iron framework topped off by beautiful iron ornamentation. Jefferson National Expansion Memorial showcases St. Louis architecture in the Old Courthouse. More...