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100th Anniversary Centennial of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Exhibit at Buffalo Bill State Historical Park

August 1 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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One event on August 1, 2021 at 10:00 am

A Call to Honor

First Word: NEVER FORGET

Saturday, July 31

8:30-10:00am  Funeral Procession of a horse drawn wagon carrying a flag-draped casket will begin at 20th Century Memorial through downtown North Platte to the Buffalo Bill Historical State Park, where it will  be placed in repose with a replica of the Tomb of the Unknow Soldier.

10:00am  Military Wreath Laying hosted by DAR Sioux Lookout chapter.  Wreath laying periods of availability are open to various organization at the top of each hour, contact Michelle Lupomech @ 317-979-3238

11:00am-2:00pm  Food Trucks available for Lunch

6:00pm-8:00pm  Grill Party (free food for the first 150 visitors, after that a fee will be charged)

6:00pm-8:00pm  Beer and Wine Garden

6:00pm-8:00pm  Journey Home Concert (free)

Sunday, August 1

10:00am  Military Wreath Laying hosted by DAR Sioux Lookout chapter.  Wreath laying periods of availability are open to various organization at the top of each hour, contact Michelle Lupomech @ 317-979-3238.

11:00am-2:00pm  Food Trucks available for Lunch

A Valid Nebraska State Park Permit is required, and can purchased at the park the day of the event or prior to the event on line at www.outdoornebraska.gov

 

Details

Date:
August 1
Time:
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Event Category:
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Organizer

Adam Jones
Phone:
308-535-8035
Email:
adamjones@nebraska.gov

Venue

Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park
2921 Scouts Rest Ranch Road
North Platte, NE 69147
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Phone:
(308) 535-8035
View Venue Website

Time outdoors is time well spent

Nebraska Game and Parks offers a plethora of opportunities beyond events. You can get away and unwind by planning a trip to a Nebraska state park. You can catch the next big one, go wildlife viewing, plan a hunt or more. Or you can help us celebrate our park system’s 100th birthday. Go ahead: Build your own adventure.

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