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Posted on: November 10, 2020

[ARCHIVED] 3 ways to celebrate Veterans Day in Allen

Firefighters holding a USA flag

Join us to thank local veterans with a virtual tribute, unique history lesson and socially-distanced celebration on November 11. 

Veterans Day Drive-Though Celebration 

Join Allen Senior Recreation Center in celebrating veterans in a special drive-through event on Wednesday, November 11 from 10-11 a.m. Bring flags or handmade signs of thanks, then line the socially-distanced drive-through route to show your support for those who served. Details. 

Veterans Day Live On Stage @ APL 

Hear featured speakers from two generations, including a Nazi concentration camp liberator and a Vietnam War hero. Viewers may submit questions until 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 11 by emailing Recommended for ages 18+. Details. 

Virtual Tour of Allen Historic Cemetery 

Learn about the local veterans buried at Allen Historic Cemetery by taking a virtual tour created by City of Allen GIS staff. The story map not only highlights some of Allen’s most notable veterans, it also identifies the gravesites of all those who served – a useful tool for those honoring fallen troops with flags, flowers or wreaths. Explore now. 

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