Join the McFarland State Historic Park, Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce, American Legion Post 9 and the Town of Florence for a special event to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the signing of the GI Bill and the accomplishments of Ernest W. “Mac” McFarland.
The event starts at 10:00AM with a military parade; a ceremony follows at Padilla Park, 440 Main St, from 11:00AM- 12:30PM; and light refreshments will be served at McFarland State Historic Park, 24 W. Ruggles St.
That afternoon, the Greater Florence Woman’s Club will be open as an old-style USO Club, 231 Willow St.
Proceeds from the event will go to American Legion Post 9, to be divided between their charitable programs and the construction of a town Veteran’s Memorial.
For information or to sponsor, please call (520) 868-4496 or (520) 868-9433. Facebook event link here.
2019 brings many opportunities to meet author Gary L. Stuart, obtain a signed copy of Call Him Mac, Ernest W. McFarland, the Arizona Years, and learn more about Mac's life, history, and legacy.
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