Keeping memory alive for the future

Young and old visited the North St. Paul Veterans Park both for the dedication ceremony and in a steady stream all weekend.
Young and old visited the North St. Paul Veterans Park both for the dedication ceremony and in a steady stream all weekend.
Tom Trost spoke at the ceremony attended by city and state leaders and committee members.
Tom Trost spoke at the ceremony attended by city and state leaders and committee members.
As visitors take their seats at the ceremony, one veteran brought along his service jacket and placed it over his chair.
As visitors take their seats at the ceremony, one veteran brought along his service jacket and placed it over his chair.
The VFW Post 1350 Honor Guard and Rifle Squad and American Legion Honor Guard participated in the ceremony.
The VFW Post 1350 Honor Guard and Rifle Squad and American Legion Honor Guard participated in the ceremony.
Margaret Street was closed to handle the large crowd attending the North St. Paul Veterans Park dedication ceremony Aug. 15. Umbrellas for shade were plentiful on the sunny, hot Saturday. Water and lemonade were provided by the Salvation Army Mobile Canteen.
Margaret Street was closed to handle the large crowd attending the North St. Paul Veterans Park dedication ceremony Aug. 15. Umbrellas for shade were plentiful on the sunny, hot Saturday. Water and lemonade were provided by the Salvation Army Mobile Canteen.
Engraved pavers, are in place at the park.
Engraved pavers, are in place at the park.

The North St. Paul Veterans Park dedication service in recognition of the honorable, faithful, and selfless service of those who served took place Aug. 15. The dedication included a T6 Thunder flyover at the park located at Margaret St. and Hwy 36. Engraved pavers, are in place at the park. To date, 728 engraved memorial pavers have been purchased and paver orders are still being taken, at http://nspveteranspark.org/memorialpark.htm (Photos by Linda Baumeister/Review)

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