Memorial Day visitors to Ekalaka
June 2, 2017
Monday, May 29, 2017 was Memorial Day; and as every year, visitors come to Ekalaka. Some have family members who were in the military during past wars, others come to put flowers on the graves of parents, grandparents, or even earlier ancestors. All were buried in Beaver Lodge Cemetery after it was founded in 1901.
Visitors can find graves where family is buried with the help of a map and list located in the center of the cemetery. The people might know where early homesteads were located, and visit them, also. In summer other families come to investigate family graves, homesteads, or both....