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Gold Star Families Memorial Marker dedication Saturday

Bullhook Blossoms Garden Club and the Havre Lions Club are inviting people to a special dedication ceremony Saturday for a memorial for those who lost their lives serving the country.

The Gold Star Families Memorial Marker at Havre's Town Square will be dedicated Saturday at 11 a.m.

The tradition began in World War I, a release from Montana Blue and Gold Star Families Memorial Chair Kathy Austin said. The custom during the war became families of service members hanging a banner, called a service flag, in their window. Living service members were represented on the flag by a blue star and peopl...


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