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The ceremony honoring James Webster Olson and dedicating his newly installed Civil War grave monument was held at the Odd  Fellows Cemetery in May 2006.   This was a small, colorful event involving participants in traditional Norwegian dress and period costume to dramatize this special dedication.  Also participating was the local American Legion Rifle Team giving a traditional military salute.  

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THE DEDICATION TOOK PLACE:

2:30 PM - SATURDAY, MAY 20, 2006

at the Santa Rosa Odd Fellows Cemetery

 

These area Sons of Norway lodges participated:

Santa Rosa's Freya #62 Lodge, San Rafael's Olav #82 Lodge & Eureka's Fram #13 Lodge

 

Santa Rosa American Legion Post 21 Rifle Team with their fully functional World War II M1 rifles participated in this ceremony honoring this Civil War Veteran.

Click on thumbnail at right for a larger image of Rifle Team Commander, Grant Noah, wearing the official American Legion Dress Uniform.

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