Blue Star Memorial Monument placed at Grand Encampment Museum

Local gardening club project brings special monument to veterans to town


Virginia Parker

The most recent Blue Star Memorial in Wyoming has been placed at the Grand Encampment Museum.

On June 24, Encampment became the 12th location in the state of Wyoming to host a Blue Star Memorial Marker. In doing so, the Encampment Dirt Diggers Club continued a tradition which has carried on since 1945.

As representatives of VFW 6125 presented the Colors to mark the beginning of the dedication ceremony for the Blue Star Memorial Marker, the choir sang The Star Spangled Banner. The Encampment Community Choir sang a moving rendition of  "Salute to the Armed Forces" bringing servicemen and women to their feet to be recognized for their service. 

The Blue Star Memorial Program honors s...

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