Elk County War Memorial Rededication and Veterans' Time Capsule Opening Ceremony

Photo by Joseph Bell – The American flag is raised prior to the ceremony.Photo by Joseph Bell – A large crowd gathers on the courthouse lawn.Photo by Joseph Bell – Master of Ceremonies Vic Straub.Photo by Joseph Bell – U.S. Marine Corps veteran Merv Kemmer sings the national anthem.Photo by Joseph Bell – Jim Steinbiser presents the POW/MIA table.Photo by Joseph Bell – Elk County Commissioner Dan Freeburg.Photo by Joseph Bell – Jim Martin, left, and Joan Martin look through items from the 1990 time capsule Saturday afternoon during the Elk County War Memorial Rededication and Veterans' Time Capsule Opening Ceremony.Photo by Joseph Bell – Former Elk County Commissioner Joseph KochPhoto by Joseph Bell – Former Elk County VA Director Craig Singer.Photo by Joseph Bell – Elk County Commissioner Jan Kemmer.Photo by Joseph Bell – St. Marys Mayor Bob Howard.Photo by Joseph Bell – Ridgway Mayor Dr. Guillermo Udarbe.Photo by Joseph Bell – Johnsonburg Mayor Theresa Cherry.Photo by Joseph Bell – Alan Straneva, left, assisted Elk County VA Director Leslie Neal on Saturday afternoon while packing items for the new time capsule.Photo by Joseph Bell – Ed Greenawalt.Photo by Joseph Bell – Lana Vendur.Photo by Joseph Bell – Paul Fehrenbach.

The Elk County War Memorial Rededication and Veterans' Time Capsule Opening Ceremony was held Saturday afternoon in the Elk County Courthouse in Ridgway.