Korean War Armistice Anniversary Ceremony

File photo courtesy of the city of Dearborn

File photo courtesy of the city of Dearborn

Dearborn veterans will hold a special ceremony honoring those who served during the Korean War at 6 p.m. July 27 at the Henry Ford Centennial Library, 16301 Michigan Ave.

Public invited to free event in tribute to Korean War veterans

DEARBORN – The Dearborn Allied War Veterans Council and a variety of Korean-American organizations will mark the 60th anniversary of the beginning of the Korean War and the 57th year of the signing of the armistice that stopped the fighting, with a service at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Henry Ford Centennial Library’s auditorium.

The public is invited.

Tribute will be paid to Korean War veterans and their families, and especially to those who made the ultimate sacrifice, including 26 Dearborn men.

Events scheduled are as follows:

• From 1 to 5:30 p.m., films, slides, and Korean music and cultural activities will be featured at the library.

• At 6 p.m., the Korean War Armistice Remembrance Committee will conduct the Remembrance Ceremony.

• At 7:30 p.m., light refreshments will be served at the Polish Legion of American Veterans Post 75, 7900 Greenfield.

• Through July 29, Korean memorabilia will be on display in the Henry Ford Centennial Library Rotunda.

The library is at 16301 Michigan Ave.