Cigrand Memorial

Photographed July 24, 2014
Erected 1946 by the People of Waubeka
Waubeka, Ozaukee County, Wisconsin
43.474956,-87.990333
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1946
We the people of this
community . . . and of
Wisconsin erected this
Memorial commemorating
the founder of Flag Day
Lieut. B. J. CIGRAND U.S.N.
Prof. of Dentistry and
historical author . . .
Born in this village
October 1, 1866  Died May 16, 1932

The marker is located on the northeast corner of the intersection of Cigrand Drive / County Highway H and Memorial Drive, Waubeha, Wisconsin 53201.

The Lincoln Highway National Museum & Archives: Dr. Bernard J. Cigrand
This fabulous post includes copies of all the letters written by Dr. Cigrand requesting Flag Day become a National holiday.

National Flag Day Foundation: Bernard J. CiGrand

U.S.Flag.org: The History of Flag Day

Chicago Tribune (May 17, 1932): Dr. B.J. Cigrand Dies Suddenly: Flag Day Leader

See also, Cigrand Memorial, also at this location.

The marker is at the base of the flagpole.

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