Where: North Great Lawn
What: Memorial Day observance
Volunteers will form the letters “USA” using 15,000 flags from veterans’ graves. When completed, the letters will each be 150′ high and all 3 letters together will be 450′ wide. These 15,000 flags honor all of America’s fallen heroes, from every state in the Union, including military, law enforcement, and firefighters. This event will culminate with a Memorial Day observance presided over by Mayor Greg Fischer. The public is invited to assist with placing the flags to form the large “USA” beginning with a short ceremony on Saturday, May 27th at noon.
Admission: Free – open to the public.