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Upcoming events at the Pioneers and Soldiers Cemetery

Unveiling of Restored Grand Entrance Gate of Pioneers and Soldiers Cemetery May 17th 3 PM

The Pioneers and Soldiers Cemetery’s restored front gate and first of other sections will be commemorated with an unveiling on Tuesday, May 17, 2011, at 3 p.m. Join Mpls. Council Member Gary Schiff, friends and family members of those buried in the cemetery, and a host of people who have worked so hard on this restoration project. 553 pickets have been adopted at a cost of $30 a piece. Thanks to everyone who has contributed thus far. For more information on donating see page 4.

Asa Clark Brown Honored by Daughters of the War of 1812. May 30th 9 AM

On Monday, May 30, 2011, at 9 a.m., the Minnesota chapter of the Daughters of 1812 will dedicate Mr. Brown’s new marker. Everyone is welcome. Please join us in honoring Asa Clark Brown.

142nd Memorial Day Celebration At Pioneers and Soldiers Cemetery. May 30th 10 AM

Monday, May 30, 2011 marks the 142nd time that Memorial Day has been observed at the cemetery. At 9 a.m., the Minnesota Daughters of 1812 will dedicate the new military marker for Asa Clark Brown. The traditional Memorial Day observance will take place at 10 a.m. At 1 p.m. there will be a history talk followed by an optional tour. All Memorial Day events are free and everyone is welcome.

Preserve Minneapolis. Walking Tour of Pioneers and Soldiers Cemetery. June 10th 10 AM

On Saturday, June 10th, at 10 a.m., Preserve Minneapolis will sponsor a cemetery walking tour. The tour will take about an hour and a-half and will take place rain or shine. The cost is $5.00

 

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