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Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Display
Saturday, May 04, 2019, 08:00am - 02:00pm

Tomb of Soldier

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, recreated as a life-size facsimile by Marshall County artist Nathan Pennington, will be on display and free and open to the public on the Square in historic downtown Lewisburg, Tennessee, Saturday, May 4, 2019, from 8am to 2pm.

Nathan Pennington was commissioned to create this facsimile by an anonymous private donor through Soldier’s Wish. The Tomb will be delivered to Tulsa on Sunday May 5, donated to Floral Haven of Tulsa, Oklahoma and unveiled on Memorial Day weekend 2019. It will be used by the Starbase Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol to re-enact the “Changing of the Guard”.Many of these cadets have undergone special training with the Honor Guard at Arlington National Cemetery.They perform this solemn ceremony 24 hours a day at Floral Haven throughout Memorial Day weekend each year.

Location Lewisburg Dowtnown Square - Courthouse, Lewisburg, TN 37091

City of Lewisburg, TN

Lewisburg is a beautiful small town nestled in the hills of Southern Middle Tennessee providing Arts and Outdoors, Access and Affordability. It’s a great place to WORK - job growth rate of 3+%; PLAY - parks and recreation system that meets or exceeds national standards in almost every category; LIVE - cost of living index 13% below the national average; and LEARN - school system ranked "Exemplary" by the State of Tennessee.

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  131 East Church Street
Lewisburg, TN 37091