National WWI Museum Memorial Day Events
The National WWI Museum and Memorial in Kansas City presents a schedule of free online streams in honor of Memorial Day.
Memorial Day Ceremony:
This ceremony features remarks from dignitaries such as Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas, musical performances from Kansas City native and Nashville recording artist Casi Joy (NBC’s ‘The Voice’) and much more.
10am Central, (11am Eastern, 8am Pacific)
The bell used for this ceremony was originally located at a federal building in downtown Kansas City and was rung daily by the Daughters of the American Revolution during US involvement in WWI (1917-1918). It was also tolled 11 times at 11 a.m. on Nov. 11, 1926, during the dedication ceremony of the Liberty Memorial and again on Nov. 11, 2018, to commemorate the centennial of the WWI armistice.
Noon Central, (1pm Eastern, 10am Pacific)
This ceremony dedicates nearly 100 new granite bricks on the Walk of Honor, which has sections for World War I veterans, veterans of any service, and civilian organizations, friends and family.
2pm Central, (3pm Eastern, 12 noon Pacific)