Honoring local Veterans

Services to be held across Hamilton County

—Daily Freeman-Journal file photo Veterans attending the ceremonies held last November at the Webster City Middle School, salute as “The Star Spangled Banner” is played. A number of services and observances are scheduled this week to remember those who have served our country. A number of services will be held throughout Hamilton County beginning Thursday.

In honor of Veteran’s Day this Saturday, Nov. 11, a number of observances and services will be held throughout Hamilton County this week.

Webster City

• A Veterans Day program will be held at the Webster City Middle School in the multi-purpose room on Friday, Nov. 10 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

Marvin Carr, American Legion Post 191 Commander, will present the speech at the event.

• The Webster City High School will be holding a Veterans Day program at 1 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 10.

• The City of Webster City Recreation and Public Grounds Department will be having an open house at the depot museum at Wilson Brewer Park on Sunday, Nov. 12, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. This open house is to celebrate Veteran’s Day and honor all of those who served. Inside the depot is a large military display. This display was made possible by Frank Bonebright who was the grandson of Wilson Brewer and a member of the National Guard for 18 years, as well as being an expert marksman. In addition to the military display, there are three other rooms with many different types of artifacts.


The Hamilton County Freedom Rock Park Committee has announced an event will be held to honor all veterans and dedicate the Hamilton County Freedom Rock.

This event is scheduled for Veterans Day, Saturday, Nov. 11 at 3 p.m. It will be held at the Hamilton County Freedom Rock Park, 830 Shakespeare Ave.

The rain location for this event will be held at 827 Shakespeare Ave., Smoke King Bones Restaurant.


South Hamilton High School will have a breakfast at 8 a.m. on, Thursday, Nov. 9 followed by a ceremony at 9 a.m.