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Volunteers placed more than 10,000 flags at Fort Snelling cemetery

What a humbling and inspiring morning… #FFFS #MemorialDay pic.twitter.com/YW4h2zfFG5

— FlagsforFortSnelling (@FlagsFS) May 30, 2016

A new non-profit called Flags for Fort Snelling had an ambitious but simple goal in mind for Memorial Day 2016: place American flags on 10,000 of the graves at the national cemetery as a tribute to fallen service members.

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Memorial Day

Monday, May 30 2016

Today, I’m off from work to make a four day weekend. I spent Friday and Saturday in Eau Claire with Ben, Abby, Erin, Megan and Ryan (and Sammy) to be with Ben before his biopsy. 363 more words

Fort Snelling

Fallen Veterans Honored At Ft. Snelling Memorial Chapel

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Many people spent time at the Fort Snelling Memorial Chapel Sunday to remember those who lost their lives while serving our country. 77 more words


Non-Profit Bringing 10,000 Flags To Ft. Snelling For Memorial Day

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Many Minnesotans will visit Fort Snelling National Cemetery this Memorial Day weekend to honor those who served our country.

While many people will adorn their loved ones’ graves with flowers and flags, one group is hoping to bring the red white and blue to as many fallen heroes as possible. 241 more words


"Anti-Tom" Novels, Southerners Refute Harriet B. Stowe

On March 17, 1861, Mrs. Virginia G. Cowdin of Liberty, Mississippi, a novelist and composer, sent a copy of her recent book, Ellen; Or, the Fanatic’s Daughter… 1,870 more words


Fort Snelling Conversations: Bdote Memory Map

Tomorrow, Thursday night, Mona Smith will discuss the Bdote Memory Map as part of the Fort Snelling Community Conversations. Smith (Dakota) created the Memory Map, an online effort to share Dakota expressions of relationship to place, in the area called the Twin Cities. 225 more words


Fort Snelling Community Conversations To Tell Painful History

The Minnesota Historical Society is preparing for a major overhaul of Fort Snelling in anticipation of the Forts’ 200th Anniversary in 2019. MHS has announced its intentions to do more truth telling about the Fort’s painful past and to engage the community in the process. 414 more words