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Did you know that the founder of Flag Day is buried here at Ferncliff?

Did you know that the founder of Flag Day is buried here at Ferncliff?

June 14 is Flag Day. Did you know that the founder of Flag Day is buried here at Ferncliff? Leroy Vanhorn, a Civil War veteran, was interred in the GAR (Civil War) Mound in February 1907.

For more detailed information on Flag Day, here is an article that appeared in the Chicago Tribune in 2015:
http://www.chicagotribune.com/…/ct-flag-day-chicago-history…

If you’d like more information on Leroy Vanhorn, as well as numerous other famous people of Ferncliff, join us today for slideshow presentation at our Ice Cream Social at 3 pm.

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