cemetery Austin Memorial Park dedication ceremony Saturday April 24th. 10:30 pm at the cemetery on Hancock. Speakers including General Joyce Stevens from Camp Mabry, Mayor Leffingwell, Council Member Randi Shade, Johanne Ibsen-Wolford, Zach Theater VP, and the State Historian for the Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Karen Thompson.

Everyone is invited. This cemetery has quite a history and it’s here in our neighborhood.
Donna Beth

 

Order of events

Bagpiper………………………..Robert Eby

Presentation of the Colors …..
Texas Military Forces Living History Detachment,
Texas Military Forces Museum, Camp Mabry

Welcome ………………………Barry Hutcheson,  Chairman Travis County Historical Commission

Master of Ceremonies, Sharon Blythe, Director-AustinRAMP

Remarks
Brigadier General Joyce L. Stevens, Assistant Adjutant General- Army and Commander of the Texas Army National Guard, Camp Mabry

Lee Leffingwell, Mayor, City of Austin

Randi Shade, Council Member, City of Austin

Johanne Ibsen-Wolford, VP-Zach Theater

Karen R. Thompson,President /Founder-Save Texas Cemeteries

Unveiling of Marker
Catherine Bullock, President AustinRAMP
James D. Blythe, AustinRAMP

Stone Dedication, M. A. Hanna, first person interred in Austin Memorial Park
Sharon Blythe

Retirement of the colors
Texas Military Forces Living History Detachment