• Memorial Day May 26

    Memorial Day Flag Garden Makes Full Return to Boston Common

    Over 37,000 American flags will decorate the Boston Common starting this week as the popular Memorial Day display returns after being scaled back last summer due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Health care workers, military volunteers and others were scheduled to create the flag display Wednesday, according to the Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund. The flags honor fallen military members from Massachusetts….

  • Memorial Day May 26

    Memorial Day Flag Display Returns to Boston Common

    Volunteers placed 37,000 flags on Boston Common to honor those who died while serving in the U.S. military.

  • Memorial Day May 25, 2020

    PHOTOS: Marking Memorial Day in Mass.

    Flags were up Monday morning at the Boston Common Heroes Flag Garden, but it was a smaller, more socially distant display than in years past. Representatives of the Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund planted them overnight. Also on Monday morning, representatives of the Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund and Gov. Charlie Baker placed a wreath at the flag garden.
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