Installation Of White Crosses Along Memorial Drive Is Underway.

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The annual installation of white crosses along Memorial Drive is underway. Every year volunteers put about three thousand crosses along the road near Centre Street. The crosses represent Alberta soldiers killed in war time or during peacekeeping duties. Each cross has the soldier's name, age, rank, and the date they died. The crosses will line [...]

Annual Field of Crosses along Calgary’s Memorial Drive returns to honour fallen veterans

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Article Source: Calgary Sun Publication Date: October 28, 2013 It’s been a somber work-in-progress honouring war’s sacrifice its founder hopes will grow no more. For the fifth year crosses, each denoting one of the 3,000 southern Albertans who lost their lives in Canada’s conflicts and peacekeeping, have been planted on the north side of Memorial [...]