Friday, August 13, 2010

August 21 - Procession and Dedication of the Firefighter Memorial (Wallace)

Please join us in the dedication of the firefighter memorial at the Visitor Center in Wallace, Idaho. The Silver Valley 1910 Committee has worked hard and received numerous donations to make this commemoration of the lives lost in 1910 a reality.

0930 - Engine Procession: Engines from all over the Northwest will make their way though the Silver Valley, from Rose Lake to Mullan, then back to Wallace.

1100 - Walking Procession: A walking procession will make its way from exit 62 west along Bank St. to the visitors center. The procession will be comprised of the US Forest Service and Coeur d’Alene Fire Department Honor Guard, Coeur d’Alene Fire Department Pipe and Drum Corps, US Forest Service Pack String, Buffalo Soldiers, firefighters, and fire engines.

1230 - 1910 Memorial Dedication: Speakers include; Mayor of Wallace, Governor of the State of Idaho, Author Timothy Egan, and US Forest Service Director of Fire and Aviation Tom Harbour.

1400 - Numerous events in the town of Wallace. The Buffalo Soldiers will be doing a monologue and showing a historical video presentation. Along with the 1910 commemoration, the City of Wallace will also be holding their annual Huckleberry Heritage Festival; with live music, kids activities, food and craft vendors, a Huckleberry Bake-off, and much, much more…...

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