Members of Cub Scout Pack 116 visited the Lewiston Memorial Park to explore the memorials. The event included an opening ceremony, a walk through the park exploring and discussing the monuments, inspirational words by a couple of parents and a closing ceremony, including a moment of silence. Members also collected trash and bottles in preparation for Memorial Day. In back, from left, are Emellie Gabriel, Garret Hilts, Ian Clavet, Michael Koczkodan, Liam Martin, Hannah Arsenault and Alex Wright; and, front, Caleb Pelletier, Elijah Jordan-St. Hilaire, Hunter Arsenault, Dante Roy, Rowen Hughen, Ben Clavet, Isaac Deraps and Yillin Zhang.

Members of Pack 116 listen to Cubmaster Christian Arsenault discuss the Vietnam War Memorial stone commemorating the visit of the “Traveling Wall” in 2007.

Rowen Hughen, 8, at right and other members of Cub Scout Pack 116 discuss the USS Maine and this projectile, which was presented to the City of Lewiston in 1912 by the U.S. Navy.

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