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Mitchell Monument – Remembering 75 Years

May 5 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join the Bly Community Action Team, Fremont-Winema National Forest, Green Diamond Resource Company and Standing Stone Church of the Christian and Missionary Alliance to commemorate 75 years and remember those killed by a Japanese fugo or balloon bomb in the forest – the only WWII casualties on the continental United States as a result of enemy action.

The main event will take place Tuesday, May 5 at Mitchell Monument starting at 2 p.m. with a presentation, followed by refreshments at 3:15 p.m.

There will be local events before and after the ceremony. A full schedule will be available ahead of the event.

The road to the Monument is a Forest Road generally passable by passenger vehicles but is rough. Travel time in good conditions is approximately 30 minutes from Bly. Drivers should prepare accordingly. Carpooling is strongly encouraged.

If you have questions or need assistance with transportation or require other reasonable accommodations to participate in the event, please email mitchellmonument75@gmail.com.

For planning purposes, please RSVP to this event. Capacity numbers may be adjusted according to interest.

For more information on Mitchell Monument, please visit https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/fremont-winema/recarea/?recid=59797


May 5
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Mitchell Monument
Bly, OR United States + Google Map

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