Gold Star Mothers flagpole at Victory Park which was built in remembrance of those who died in service to their county in WWII. Today, one who remembers adorned the plaque with flowers and a United States flag.
edicated all of Victory Park as “a living memorial to those who
fell in World War II."
A couple of years ago, Ann Erdman did a fine piece on the founding of Victory Park. She tells the park's story from the end of the war to the 1952 park dedication. Eleanor Boyd, national president of the American Gold Star Mothers, and Pasadena's Mayor, Alson Abernathy, presided over the opening festivities.
Today is a day to honor those who died in service to our country. It is a day to remember.