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Fallen Floridians Memorial Cross Tribute

The Lawton House of Oviedo will host a Memorial Day ceremony to honor fallen Floridian military members. This free event is open to the public and includes the Presentation of Colors preceding a short program in memory of and to honor all U.S. service men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice to defend and protect our freedom.

The ceremony begins May 25 at 9 a.m. Guests are also invited to walk the grounds May 16-25, where hundreds of crosses represent lost Floridian military members. On May 15, volunteers will set up the crosses, and there will be a prayer vigil at 6:30 p.m. for the fallen service members. Local Girl Scout Troop 538 will also lay wreaths on the crosses as part of the vigil.