Celebrating Memorial Day in Cannon Beach

Members 32771d523823a987d82964f0c53568a5of the Cannon Beach American Legion Post will conduct a Memorial Day observation at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, March 23 at the 1st Street Bridge, on the North End of Cannon Beach.  All are welcome to join the ceremony.

Dovetailing with Memorial Day Weekend, the Cannon Beach History Center will open a new exhibit, of “WWII on the Oregon Coast” with special events on Friday and Saturday, May 22 & 23 at 7:00 p.m.   The repercussions of the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor were felt across the nation, including Cannon Beach and other coastal towns.  The exhibit opening will feature comments by local historians, authors, and documentarians, highlighted by a presentation from Lt. Col. Alisha Hamel, a member of the Oregon National Guard’s historic outreach program. She is well known for her acclaimed documentary, “The Jungleers” about Oregon’s military role in combat.

Fort Stevens Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10580 and its auxiliary will hold a Memorial Day service at 11 a.m., on Monday at the Fort Stevens Post Cemetery, followed by the annual flag changing ceremony at 12:30 p.m. at the Warrenton Post Office, 99 S. Main Ave.

The staff and management at Tolovana Inn are pleased to offer discounts to active military guests.

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