LINN COUNTY AMERICAN LEGION
FLAG DISPOSAL CEREMONY
Hosted by the St Quentin Post 555
of the American Legion
Ceremony Time and Location
June 14th 2015, 6:00 P.M. at City Park
1635 Hillside Street, Ely, Iowa
1 hour prior to the ceremony at the park OR June 13th 2015 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM at the Ely American Legion Building located at
1545 Main Street, Ely, Iowa
In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will be rescheduled. Check our website for updates.
Memorial Day Service was held on May 25 at 11:00 am at Rogers Grove Cemetery near Ely. Click on any of the photos below to enlarge them.
CSM Lowell Tiedt discussed the sacrifices Iowans have made in the nation’s wars in his well received address.
Iowa’s Monument Man Library Program
Memorial Day 2014, Rogers Grove Cemetery (Click to enlarge)
May 21th 2015, 6:30 P.M. at Public Library
May 25th 2015, 9:30 A.M. at Public Library
Community Memorial Day Service
May 25th 2015, 11:00 A.M.
at Rogers Grove Cemetery
Ely American Legion Post 555
In the event of inclement weather, the service will be at the Ely Legion Hall
During World War II so many young men served in the armed forces, there was a labor shortage in the United States. In order to upgrade the railroad through Ely, Mexican workers were employed.
The Cedar Rapids Gazette ran this story on the front page, Sunday July 18, 1943. Click the articles to enlarge.