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November 2: Memorial Service for the 3,000 in the Captain Joe Byrd Cemetery – Huntsville, Texas

On Saturday, November 2, the Texas Interfaith Center for Public Policy will  gather at the Captain Joe Byrd Cemetery in Huntsville, Texas to remember the 3,000 men and women laid to rest there.  Each gravestone will be marked with a single flower in recognition of their humanity, our own fallibility, and our common bond within the community of Texas.  All are welcome.  If you can’t attend, please make a donation to help purchase the 3000 flowers.

What: Captain Joe Byrd Cemetery, Huntsville: In Remembrance

When & Where: Saturday, November 2, 2013

9:00 a.m. – Interfaith Prayer Service hosted at Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church (700 Highway 30 E, Huntsville, TX, 77320), with light refreshments to follow.

10:00 a.m. – Laying of flowers, Captain Joe Byrd Cemetery

For more information go to:

Read  “Not Forgotten”, a blog post about the event by Cindy Eigler, Policy Specialist for the Texas Interfaith Center on Public Policy.

Learn more about the cemetery and who is laid to rest there.

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