DEARBORN, Michigan – The Dearborn Allied War Veterans Council and a variety of Korean-American organizations will commemorate the armistice that stopped the Korean War with a ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 27 at the Henry Ford Centennial Library, 16301 Michigan Ave.
The public is invited.
The ceremony will commemorate the 61st anniversary of the beginning of the Korean War and the 58th year of the signing of the armistice that ended the fighting. Dearborn has been commemorating the armistice since the 50th anniversary of the war in 2001.
Tribute will be paid to Korean War veterans, their families and the 26 Dearborn men who made the ultimate sacrifice.
Events scheduled for July 27 are as follows:
- At 5:30 p.m., the Korean War Armistice Remembrance Committee will conduct the Remembrance Ceremony.
- Following the ceremony at approximately 7 p.m., a public reception will be held at the Polish Legion of American Veterans Post #75, 7900 Greenfield Road, Dearborn.
Dearborn Mayor John B. O’Reilly, Jr. and other dignitaries will participate.