2006 DEDICATION CEREMONY
A dedication of seven new markers installed by Boy Scout Troop # 323 was held 11 a.m., Saturday, October 7. These markers replace seven almost illegible Civil War veteran markers. The veterans who received new stones are:
George B. Milholland
Bagpiper Ryan Stephenson opened the event with Amazing Grace and Margaret Jackson, president The Historical Society of Mount Lebanon, gave a welcome speech.
The opening and closing prayers were led by The Rev. Dr. Robert E Walkup. State Senator John Pippy spoke and The Rev. Dr. Robert Maravalli, of Mt. Lebanon United Presbyterian Church, presented the dedication.
In addition, Eagle Scout Robert Ryan (Boy Scout Troop 323) delivered the Gettysburg Address and senior patrol leader Brice Very led the Pledge of Allegiance
Laying of Wreath was performed by representatives of:
American Legion Post #156
Boy Scout Troop 323
The Dormont Historical Society
The Historical Society of Mount Lebanon
Mt. Lebanon United Presbyterian Church
The 9th Pennsylvania Reserves
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
After the wreath laying, The 9th Pennsylvania Reserves performed a three volley salute and Troop 323 Bugler John Tkach played Taps.
Below are a few pictures of the day
A nice turnout on a beautiful day
Bagpiper Ryan Stephenson
Bugler John Tkach
The colors were presented by The 9th Pennsylvania Reserves and Boy Scout Troop #323
State senator John Pippy delivered some heartfelt remarks
Eagle Scout Robert Ryan delivered the Gettysburg Address
Women of the 9th Pennsylvania Reserves re-enact a mourning scene
Members of The Mount Lebanon Historical Society Margaret Jackson (president), Wallace Workmaster and Marty Carney (vice president)