Remembrance Tourism Struggles to Survive
Every year, visitors flock to World War I memorials in northern France and Belgium to pay tribute to the fallen. This year, as Armistice Day approaches, travel and other COVID-19 restrictions are still keeping foreign visitors away. Many institutions that rely on this remembrance tourism have struggled to stay open during the pandemic.
Columbine Honors 13 Lost with Community Service, Ceremony
LITTLETON, Colo.—Community members in suburban Denver marked the 20th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting Saturday with a remembrance ceremony that celebrated the school’s survival and by volunteering at shelters, doing neighborhood cleanup projects and laying flowers and cards at a memorial to the 13 people killed. “We’re changed,” Dawn Anna, whose daughter Lauren […]
America’s Fallen Military Deserve Eternal Honor
Each December, America’s profound respect, admiration, and honor for our fallen military is expressed through National Wreaths Across America Day. The event is conducted through the organization Wreaths Across America whose mission is to “Remember, Honor, and Teach.” The mission is carried out by coordinating wreath-laying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery, as well as at […]