Avenue of Flags

Lake Charles, LA

At Orange Grove Graceland Cemetery located on Broad Street in Lake Charles, La., we have a very special memorial. We have the nation's largest display of veterans' casket flags donated by the veterans' families. Each flag represents a veteran who has passed and is honored on Memorial Day and Veterans Day. Starting in 1980 with just 50 flags and a few volunteers, the memorial display in 2017 will require over 200 volunteers and at least 1,000 casket flags will be displayed.

(Pictures are from Memorial Day 2014)

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