Doughboy restoration celebration slated for May 24

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

An event celebrating the Doughboy restoration will be held at 9 a.m. Wednesday, May 24, at Basin Park. The re-dedication of the Doughboy War Memorial will open with the Honor Guard of American Legion Post 9. Mayor Butch Berry will dedicate the memorial, followed by a rendition of the song “In Flanders Fields” by Loretta Crenshaw.

It will be followed by a reception at the Eureka Springs Historical Museum at 95 South Main, with an open house featuring a special World War I exhibit. John Cross and Cornerstone Bank are offering free parking across the street for the reception. Both events are free and open to the public.

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