It’s Almost Time for Soldiers & Sailors Annual Memorial Day Celebration
Posted on May 17, 2017
|PITTSBURGH — Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum Trust, Inc. invites everyone this Memorial Day Monday, May 29th from 11AM to 4PM to honor and celebrate our Military!
Soldiers and Sailors’ starts its annual free community event with a reflective ceremony at 11AM in their auditorium honoring nearly 300 fallen Pennsylvania Service members who made the ultimate sacrifice in the War on Terrorism. Then, enjoy the rest of the afternoon with free admission to the museum, a special USCT Drum Corp performance and a free patriotic concert by The Brass Roots! Plenty of family fun activities for kids include a bouncy castle and face painting. Win prizes with the raffles, auctions, a cornbread eating contest and more!
“Each year Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum recognizes this national holiday with appreciation and purpose. We invite the community to join us as we maintain the tradition to observe the true meaning of Memorial Day – to honor and remember the men and women who died while serving and made the ultimate sacrifice to our country”, said President & CEO, John F. McCabe. “We hope the community finds time during this special day to
visit the Memorial, explore the Museum, and enjoy the many activities happening on our plaza and lawn.”
There will also be a raffle with proceeds benefiting Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum Trust, Inc.
Bring blankets and chairs to picnic on our front lawn. Food & beverages will also be available for purchase. Visit soldiersandsailorshall.org for more details. There is no better place to be on Memorial Day than Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum. So, honor them with your presence.
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Soldiers & Sailors is the nation’s only memorial and museum dedicated to honoring the men and women of all branches of service, and in all capacities (Active, Reserve, Guard). The historic building was designed by renowned architect Henry Hornbostel and has exhibits covering all of America’s conflicts from the Civil War through Afghanistan. The museum offers a unique look into American history by telling the stories of the individuals that served our country through military equipment and personal mementos.