Versailles American Legion hosting several private ceremonies to honor deceased

Versailles, IN—Though the Veterans Day Parade and ceremony is canceled in Versailles due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Versailles American Legion will be hosting several private ceremonies throughout the area over the weekend to honor deceased veterans. 


Versailles American Legion will gather at 11 am at the Post Home and then proceed to Cliff Hill Cemetery to place flags on the graves of all the veterans. 


At 8:45 am members of the Versailles Legion will assemble and proceed to honor all deceased veterans buried at the area cemeteries. The schedule is :

9:15am -Elrod

9:30 am -Marble Corner

9:45 am -Tanglewood

10 am-Holton

10:15 am -Shelby

10:30 -New Marion

10:45 am  -Benham

11 am  -Olean-St. Pauls

11:15 -Olean-St Peters

 11:30 -Akers- Friendship

11:45am  -Dewberry-St Pauls Lutheran

12:15 pm  -Cross Plains

12:30pm  -Salem

1 pm -West Fork

 1:15pm -Grandview Memorial Gardens

All those who attend are encouraged to practice social distancing in accordance with the State of Indiana regulations.


Legionnaires will meet at the Post Home at 10:30 am and proceed to Cliff Hill Cemetery to honor our deceased veterans.  These services are not open to the public this year.