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Memorial Day 2019 at Green's Prairie Cemetery


June 6, 2019

Jeanne Ausmus donated a print of her line drawing of an annual burn at Green's Prairie Cemetery.

By 1:30 p.m. on Memorial Day, it had already been raining for several hours and it looked like the rain might start up again at any minute. So this year's ceremony was moved to the York Town Hall. About 15 hardy individuals congregated to honor our departed veterans.

Tom Mitchell read the names of the veterans of four wars who are buried in Green's Prairie. Blackhawk War (1): James Biggs, Pvt, Captain William Hamilton's Co., WI Volunteers. War of 1812 (4): David Ash, Pvt, Capt. Ichabod's Nye's Co., Ohio Militia, Elisha Gorham, Sailor, Merchant Marines, New Haven, Connecticut, Robert P...

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