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Memorial Day Activities
Rangers placing flags on graves
Rangers Kathryn Harrison and Matt Boswell placing flags on grave sites at the Chalmette National Cemetery.
Flag next to grave of soldier
Flag placed on grave of soldier in observance of Memorial Day.
Volunteer placing flags on graves
Park Staff and volunteers placing flags on graves of soldiers in observance of Memorial Day.
Color Guard during Memorial Day Ceremony
Honor Guard leading procession during Memorial Day Ceremony.
Bagpiper playing and walking through the cemetery
bagpiper playing during Memorial Day ceremony.