WARRENTON: Ft. Stevens National Cemetery Service | Veterans Memorial Flag Raising Ceremony

Fort Stevens National Cemetery Service


Fort Stevens Army Post Cemetery
1198 Russell Dr.
Hammond, OR 97121

[From Hammond take Pacific Drive/Fort Stevens Highway 104 west to Seventh; turn left (south) to Russell Street; take Russell to where it dead-ends at the cemetery gate]

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Smallest of the four military cemeteries in Oregon, the U.S. Army Post Cemetery at Fort Stevens is nestled in the forest by the ocean.
Warrenton Memorial Day
VFW Post 10580 leads the Memorial Day service at Fort Stevens National Cemetery.

Post Office Flag Raising Ceremony


Flagpole Park (U.S. Post Office)
99 North Main Ave.
Warrenton, OR 97146

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Memorial Day in Warrenton Oregon
Flagpole Park Memorial Day flag raising ceremony outside U.S. Post Office in Warrenton. Each year the city lowers all the service flags, which are worn from flying all year, and raises brand new ones. This public ceremony, which also features a guest speaker, has occurred every year since at least 1981.
Dedication of Vietnam Memorial in Warrenton Oregon
The flag raising ceremony occurs within a now fully landscaped grassy area outside the post office that features a 7-foot, 2-inch bronze statue — with a 6-foot base — of a Vietnam War soldier dressed in full uniform with rifle in hand. This statue, designed and constructed by a Coast Guard veteran in Seaside Oregon, was made possible through nearly three decades of civic efforts in the Warrenton area, culminating in the award of a grant from the state Parks and Recreation Department. You can go inside this story here.

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