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100 Year Anniversary Ceremony - Armistice Day

  • Vortex Repertory Theater 2307 Manor Road Austin Tx 78722 (map)

100 years ago in 1918 on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month the guns of World War One fell silent. World War One was over. November 11th is Armistice Day, the day that marks the end of the First World War.  This year November 11th marks the 100th year anniversary of WWI's end.   In Austin this Sunday morning Nov 11th, Alliance Française invites you to be present on the south steps of the Texas Capitol as twelve American WWII Veterans receive the Medal of Knight in the French Order of the Legion of Honor from Consul General of France, Alexis ANDRES.  This honor and special ceremony will close Austin's 2018 Veterans Day Parade & Celebration.  Join your friends and neighbors from across the city on Sunday morning Nov 11th in observance of the 100th Anniversary of Armistice Day.The parade begins at 9:30am with the 10:30am ceremony to follow.