HOOVER REMEMBERED: Ceremony Held At Burial Site

Now that the government has reopened, history lovers got the chance to honor President Herbert Hoover.

Sunday marked the 49th anniversary of Hoover’s death.  Organizers held a ceremony at his burial site in West Branch.

Sunday’s remembrance ceremony almost did not happen as the site was closed as a result of the government shutdown.

The government shutdown caused the museum to cancel a speaker and a concert that were supposed to be a part of the anniversary festivities.  The group said they hope to reschedule the concert for February.


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