Lumpkin County Honors Their Veterans

The Lumpkin County Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee invites all Lumpkin County residents and visitors to honor all who served Saturday, Nov. 10 at Veterans Memorial Park on Courthouse Hill.

Beginning at 9:30 a.m. there will be a special program honoring those WWI veterans who are buried here. Local military history buff Tim Ragland will give a brief speech about the local veterans who fought in “the war to end all wars.” Ragland recently completed a personal project of placing a Commemorative medal on each WWI veteran’s grave.There will also be an honor guard and a display of authentic WWI items.

Following the presentation, those marching or riding in the Veterans Day Parade will being lining up.

Read more about what Lumpkin County is doing for its veterans here…