Memorial Day 2020
May 25th, 2020

Memorial Day 2020

Memorial Day commemorates the men and women who died while in the military service, particularly those who died in battle or as a result of wounds sustained in battle. In other words, the purpose of Memorial Day is to memorialize the veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country. We spend time remembering those who lost their lives and could not come home, reflecting on their service and why we have the freedom that we enjoy today. This photo was taken at the Veterans Memorial Plaza at Anacortes High School, designed by architect Brooks Middleton. (Note: To see photographs from past Memorial Day events in Anacortes, type “Memorial Day” into the search engine on the homepage of AnacortesToday.com)

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About Photographer Steve Berentson

A fourth generation Skagit County native who was moved kicking and screaming from this island community in 1960. I finally reclaimed an Anacortes address in 1980, and I have been in constant celebration of my return since that time. Many of us who call Anacortes home love Fidalgo Island for its natural assets: among them are rugged beaches, pristine lakes, thousands of acres of forestland and some awesome views of the Skagit Valley and surrounding islands. Another element of my love affair with this community is its people, both natives and immigrants. They will “star” in many of my journal entries.

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