Gatlinburg Holds Distinctive Honor in Veterans Day Celebrations

by on March 3rd, 2011
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In 1918, the “war to end all wars” or World War I ended on the “eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month” according to the interenet website United States Department of Veterans Affairs/History of Veterans Day. Ninety three years later, Gatlinburg, Tennessee will be celebrating Veterans Day on 11/11/11 at 11:00 a.m. on “the Plaza at Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies ” according to www.eventsgatlinburg.com/VeteransDayCelebrations-Gatlinburgevents. Gatlinburg Tennessee “is an official Regional Site” for Veterans Day celebrations according to www.eventsgatlinburg.com/VeteransDayCelebrations-GatlinburgEvents. The Veterans Day celebrations that occur in Gatlinburg, Tennessee are associated with Veterans Day celebrations at Arlington National Cementery according to www.eventsgatlinburg.com.

The Gatlinburg, Tennessee Veterans Day Celebration is on Friday, November 11, 2011 at Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies. There is no charge for attending this event.

Sources:
www.eventsgatlinburg.com/VeteransDayCelebration
www.1.va.gov/opa/vetsday/vetdayhistory.asp


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