By JOSHUA PHILLIPS
May 31, 2013
It can be seen from across the city. It stands mighty atop a hill across from Union Station. It is the Liberty Memorial.
For Memorial Day, many take part in celebrating and remembering those who have passed away, either with military or non-military involvement. At the Liberty Memorial, there is a “Walk of Honor” for those who are honored for military and civilian services to our nation. This “Walk of Honor” before the World War One Museum is a sacred ceremony to those we honor today. The dedicated bricks with names inscribed in them helps to show the remembrance we share for them today.
On Memorial Day, May 27, the museum and attendees recognized more than 80 new honorees to have “Walk of Honor” bricks dedicated to them. Former Interim CEO of the museum Mary Cohen, actors John Resenhouse and Jan Rogge of the Kansas City Actors Theatre spoke during the ceremony. Photos by Joshua Phillips