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Two Memorial Day observances offered in Fallbrook one historical; one contemporary - May 24 - historical event at Odd Fellows Cemetery • May 26 - traditional event at Masonic Cemetery


Last updated 5/22/2014 at Noon

As Memorial Day approaches on Monday, May 26, Fallbrook area residents will have two opportunities to pay tribute to the military men and women who died while serving to keep citizens of the United States safe.

A Civil War-themed historical remembrance will be offered on Saturday, May 24, at 10 a.m. at Odd Fellows Cemetery at the corner of West Clemmens Lane and Alturas Road. Memorial Day was formerly known as Decoration Day, as it originated after the Civil War to commemorate Union and Confederate soldiers who perished in that conflict. This event, presented by the Sgt. William Pittenger...

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