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Allen County War Memorial Coliseum To Dedicate Veteran’s Plaza Saturday

The annual Veterans Day Parade on Parnell Avenue, sponsored by the Allen County Council of Veterans, will be held Saturday, November 7, ending with a ceremony and dedication of the new Veterans Plaza at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum.

The parade line up will be at 10:00 a.m. at the corner of State Street and Parnell Avenue. The parade will start at 11:00 a.m. and travel north on Parnell Avenue to the Memorial Coliseum.

Guests attending the ceremony and dedication of Veterans Plaza will be directed to enter the Parnell Avenue employee parking lot entrance at the west side of the complex. The ceremony and dedication will be held immediately following the parade.

Veterans Plaza at the Memorial Coliseum brings together the Korean War era F-84F Thunderstreak airplane, an eternal flame, the anchor from USS Indiana and other memorials, all together in one place at the northwest corner of the property.

For more information about the Veterans Day Parade and Ceremony, contact Allen County Council of Veterans c/o Alan Schuette via email at schuette82.