05/27/2013Location: Visitor Center Fee Information: Free
In commemoration of Memorial Day, Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park is presenting various events to honor our nation's fallen veterans. All programs are free and open to the public.
Veterans' Uniform and Memorabilia Display
Beginning Thursday, May 23, through Monday, May 27, 2013. The display is free and open to the public from 9 AM - 4 PM in the Battlefield's Visitor Center. Included are numerous uniforms and other memorabilia from World War I through Operation Iraqi Freedom. All of the uniforms and other items are identified with the veteran's name, branch of service, and when the veteran served; photographs of the veterans are included with most uniforms. Mr. Ken Myers is the owner/presenter of the display and has provided U.S. military displays in the Atlanta area for the past fourteen years. He will be present to answer any questions.
Artillery Demonstrations will take place on Sunday and Monday, May 26-27, at 11:00 AM, 12 PM, 2 PM and 3:00 PM at the Visitor Center front battlefield area.
Kennesaw Mountain High School's Color Guard
Kennesaw Mountain High School's Color Guard will perform at 1 PM in the Visitor Center front field.
Moment of Silence
At 3:00 pm, a moment of silence will be observed in rememberance of those who gave the last full measure for our country.
Staff reserves the right to change or cancel events due to inclement weather, staffing issues, or dangerous conditions. For more information, please call (770)-427-4686 ext. 0 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.