Friday, November 11, 2016, 6:00 – 11:00 p.m.Schaefer’s Canal House
208 Bank Street, Chesapeake City, MD
Poppy Pins sponsored by Kaye MerreyCecil County Arts Council – Annual Silent Auction and Gala 2016Why are red poppies worn on Veterans Day?
The wearing of poppies in honor of America’s war dead is traditionally done on Memorial Day, not Veterans Day. The practice of wearing of poppies takes its origin from the poem In Flanders Fields, written in 1915 by John McCrae.