- The Washington Times - Thursday, November 10, 2005

VETERANS DAY EVENTS

African American Civil War Memorial

Vermont Avenue and U Street, NW. 202/667-2667.

• Veterans Day wreath laying ceremony. 11 a.m. Nov. 11.

Arlington National Cemetery

Memorial Drive, Arlington. Admission free. 703/607-8000.

• Veterans Day National Ceremony and wreath laying. 10:30 a.m. Nov. 11.

• Gen. John J. “Blackjack” Pershing Memorial Service. 3 p.m. Nov. 11.

Mount Vernon

South end of the George Washington Memorial Parkway. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. $5-$11. Veterans and active duty military members are admitted free. 703/780-2000.

• All-veteran barbershop quartet performance. 11 a.m. Nov. 11.

• Wreath laying ceremony. 2 p.m. Nov. 11.

U.S. Navy Memorial

701 Pennsylvania Ave., NW. 202/737-2300. ext. 768.

• Veterans Day ceremony and wreath laying. 1 and 4:30 p.m. Nov. 11.

Vietnam War Veterans memorial

Henry Bacon Drive and Daniel French Drive between Constitution and Independence avenues. 202/426-6841.

• Veterans Day ceremony and wreath laying. 12:50 p.m. Nov. 11.

Vietnam Women’s memorial

Henry Bacon Drive and Daniel French Drive between Constitution and Independence avenues. 301/314-8505.

• “Vietnam: In their Own Words.” Veterans Day storytelling. 8 a.m.-noon; 2-4 p.m. Nov. 11.

National World War II Memorial

17th Street between Constitution and Independence avenues. 800/639-4WW2.

• Veterans Day wreath laying. 8 a.m. Nov. 11.

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