Celebrate local veterans, Nov. 11

Everyone is invited to join the Veterans & Families of Seeley Lake at the Veterans Memorial Garden north of Seeley Lake and the American Legion Post 63 at the Swan Valley Community Hall in Condon at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 11 to celebrate and thank local veterans.

Veterans Day originated as “Armistice Day” on Nov. 11, 1919, the first anniversary of the end of World War I. Congress passed a resolution for an annual observance so Nov. 11 became a national holiday beginning in 1938.

Observing Veterans Day on Nov. 11, regardless of what day of the week it falls, not only preserves the historical sign...

 

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