The ceremony starts at 10:30 a.m. at the Lincoln Tomb State Historic
Site. Wreaths from American Legion posts across the state and
country will be placed at the tomb.
Dan Dellinger, the American Legion national commander, and Nancy
Park-Brown, national president of the American Legion Auxiliary,
will be keynote speakers for the ceremony. The Sound Celebration
Chorus, part of Sweet Adelines International, will perform a few
The tomb is operated by the Illinois Historic Preservation
Agency. Along with the state's World War II, Korean War and Vietnam
War memorials, the Lincoln Tomb is in Springfield's Oak Ridge
Cemetery, at 1500 Monument Ave. All are open daily for free tours.
For more information, visit www.lincolntomb.org.
[Text from file received from the
Illinois Historic Preservation Agency]