Local historian, Ed Zimmer, hosted a walking tour October 8th for about 100 people. Tour stops included the Dameron
and the Witte monuments.
Flowers were laid at the base of the 9/11 Memorial Monument inside Wyuka Cemetery on Monday to honor those who died and to recognize the local first responders of Nebraska Task Force 1 who traveled to New York after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
Purple Heart Day
Wyuka Historical Foundation’s Vice President Diane Bartels presided over the laying of flowers to commemorate Purple Heart Day, August 7, 2017. The flowers were resented by Bill Spielman, Commander of the Lincoln Chapter of The Military Order of the Purple Heart and foundation board member Joyce Peck, the Gold Star Mother of SSG Patrick Hamburger, who is buried in Wyuka. Wyuka Trustee, Bob Fitzsimmons, made a donation to pay for the flowers.
Saturday, November 11, 2017 – Monument dedication honoring Nebraska Fallen Heroes Post 9/11 at Auld Pavilion in Antelope Park, 1650 Memorial Drive (not at Wyuka).
Saturday, December 16, 2017 – Wreaths Across America event to place wreaths in Soldier Circle. Program at 11am with laying of the wreaths following.