DENVER (CBS4) – The Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver is preparing to host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday. It honors service members who have died in the line of duty.
The cemetery has since grown to 214 acres from its allotted 160 in 1950. Construction of the post began in 1887. The cemetery was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2016.READ MORE: Boulder Business Owner Is Third $1 Million Winner In Colorado Comeback Cash Giveaway
This year, President Donald Trump has ordered flags on public buildings to be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to noon on Monday.READ MORE: Arturo Garcia Sentenced To 60 Years In Prison For Murder Of 18-Year-Old Ally Raber
The ceremony at Fort Logan will begin at 11 a.m.MORE NEWS: 'Little Slice Of Hell' Home Expected To Sell For $590,000 In Hot Colorado Market
Two other ceremonies will be held at Fort Lyon National Cemetery in Las Animas and Pikes Peak National Cemetery in Colorado Springs. Both events are scheduled for 11 a.m.