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How Dawson County celebrated Veterans Day, in 16 photos
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Members of the Vietnam Veterans of America chapter 970 wave to the crowd gathered along Hwy. 53 in downtown Dawsonville for the annual Veterans Day parade on Nov. 11. - photo by Jessica Taylor
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Hampton Woody performs “You’re A Grand Old Flag” at the 15th annual Veterans Day ceremony at Dawson County Junior High School. - photo by Jessica Taylor
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Ben Overstreet, who served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II, participates in the Veterans Day parade in downtown Dawsonville on Nov. 11. - photo by Jessica Taylor
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Thomas Hineline, Ninth District Commander of the American Legion Department of Georgia, waves to the crowd during the Veterans Day parade in downtown Dawsonville. Hineline was the Grand Marshal for the 2019 parade. - photo by Jessica Taylor
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Veterans Affairs of Dawson County Tim Costley donates a handmade Afghan to Evelyn Cook at the 15th annual Veterans Day ceremony at Dawson County Junior High School. - photo by Jessica Taylor
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2019 Veteran of the Year Don Robertson salutes his fellow veterans at the 15th annual Veterans Day ceremony sponsored by Veterans Affairs of Dawson County. - photo by Jessica Taylor
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The Dawson County High School Marching Band performs during the Nov. 11 parade in honor of Veterans Day. - photo by Jessica Taylor
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Evelyn Cook participates in the Veterans Day parade in downtown Dawsonville Nov. 11. - photo by Jessica Taylor
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Members of the Veterans Affairs of Dawson County wave to the crowd gathered along Hwy. 53 in downtown Dawsonville for the annual Veterans Day parade. - photo by Jessica Taylor
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Girl Scouts with troop 10624 walk the streets of downtown Dawsonville in the Veterans Day parade. - photo by Jessica Taylor
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Members of the DC Reggio Emilia Alliance smile at the crowd lining the streets of downtown Dawsonville during the Veterans Day parade Nov. 11. - photo by Jessica Taylor
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Crosses with American flags and names of local veterans line the streets of downtown Dawsonville in honor of Veterans Day. - photo by Jessica Taylor
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Local veterans salute the flag during the 15th annual Veterans Day ceremony at Dawson County Junior High School. - photo by Jessica Taylor
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Former president of Veterans Affairs of Dawson County Don Brown leads a presentation on veterans missing in action during the Nov. 11 Veterans Day ceremony at Dawson County Junior High School. - photo by Jessica Taylor
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Dawson County Junior High School Choir Director Kevin Woody sings “God Bless the U.S.A.” at the Nov. 11 ceremony honoring local veterans. The annual Veterans Day celebration is sponsored by Veterans Affairs of Dawson County. - photo by Jessica Taylor
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The JROTC cadets of Dawson County High School march through downtown Dawsonville during the Veterans Day parade. - photo by Jessica Taylor