Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Tuesday, May 29, 6:30 p.m.
In the aftermath of World War I, Congress enacted legislation in 1921 for a place all Americans could pay tribute to those who gave the ultimate sacrifice. A white marble sarcophagus stands in Arlington Cemetery where an unknown American soldier of WWI was laid to rest, representing all who not only gave their lives, but also their identities, for their nation. Join us as the history of this hallowed site is shared by one who knows it well, Gavin McIlvenna, former tomb guard and President of the Society of the Honor Guard, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Presented in partnership with the Heartland Men's Chorus and its We, The Unknown Project (WETU). Cash bar/small plates begin at 6 p.m. FREE with RSVP | J.C. Nichols Auditorium