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Patriot Day Ceremony & Healing Field
September 11, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pmFree
The Greater Huntington Park & Recreation District announces the return of The Healing Field to Spring Hill Cemetery, 1427 Norway Avenue, September 8 – September 13, 2021. The Healing Field serves as a Patriotic Vigil to the thousands of victims of the 9/11 tragedy, recognizes the Lives lost in the 1970 Marshall Plane Crash, memorializes Veterans of the Armed Forces, and lost loved ones. Flags can be purchased for $35 at Spring Hill Cemetery and proceeds will benefit the Spring Hill Cemetery Memorial Bell Tower Fund. Previously posted flags held by the Owner can be re-posted for $15 and retrieved on September 13.
Patriot Day is an annual observance on September 11 to honor the memory of the nearly 3,000 People killed in the Terrorist Attacks of September 11, 2001. This year’s Patriot Day Ceremony at Spring Hill Cemetery commemorates the 20th Anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy and will include local officials, First Responders, Veterans of the U.S. Military, Greater Huntington Park & Recreation District Board Members and Patriotic Music from local Singers. This Ceremony is scheduled for Saturday, September 11, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. at Spring Hill Cemetery. Light refreshments will be provided following the Ceremony.
Sunday, September 12, will be set aside as a Day of Reflection before The Healing Field is taken down on Monday, September 13. The Healing Field participants are asked to retrieve their Flags on September 13 before 4:00 p.m.
Please join the Park District as we come together as a community during this week to pay our respects, reflect and look forward together.
These events are sponsored by the Greater Huntington Park & Recreation District and Spring Hill Cemetery. For more information call 304.696.5954.