A Week for Remembrance
At the end of May, many families make pilgrimages to honor
their deceased. The Eugene Masonic Cemetery welcomes hundreds of visitors
each year for Memorial Day Weekend.
Preparations for this event include a work
party to groom
the trails and place US flags to honor Veterans.
Hope Abbey Mausoleum has an Open House
from 10 am to 4 pm Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. Taps are played in
the public square at noon each day.
Each Thursday following Memorial Day, from 7:30-9 pm,
all are invited to join the Eugene Sacred Harp Singers at the mausoleum.
Traditional American shape-note hymns resound in the marbled chamber,
loud enough to “wake the