The flags are not forgotten

Seniors keep the Avenue of Flags alive


September 8, 2022

Mike Armstrong

"Avenue of Flags" started when the Veterans Park in Hanna opened.

The Labor Day holiday started Friday, and for many Carbon County residents, it was the beginning of getting ready to depart to some place.

For Hanna residents Dorla Baker and Gene Buckendorf Friday morning meant getting the traditional "Avenue of the Flags" ready.

Over 50 flags are put up to create this patriotic tribute and on this day, it fell onto the shoulders of these two extremely patriotic seniors.

This avenue has not always been in the hands of seniors who care about recognizing the veterans of this nation.

As the 1990s began, The VFW (Veterans of Foriegn Wars) and the Women's Auxil...

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