Volunteers Needed at Mound City National Cemetery

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By WSIL Manager

MOUND CITY -- Supporters of the Mound City National Cemetery need your help preparing for Memorial Day.

The Mound City National Cemetery Preservation Commission is asking for volunteers to help place flags on all the graves ahead of Memorial Day weekend.

Volunteers are needed beginning at 5 p.m. Thursday, May 22 at the cemetery. The preservation commission says it took about 90 minutes last year to place flags on nearly 9,000 graves.

The annual Memorial Day program will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Mound City National Cemetery.

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