Memorial Day weekend: Three days of activities on tap

Published 12:29 pm Friday, May 28, 2010

Daniel Flittner, 22, of Sandusky, Ohio, plants American flags by the graves at the National Cemetery in the Vicksburg National Military Park this morning, signalling the beginning of Memorial Day weekend. About 30 volunteers help decorate about 18,000 graves with the flags in preparation for Memorial Day. Flittner is a member of the park’s summer park ranger program.

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