PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The hill at the Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall in Oakland is filled with American flags.
Each flag has been placed in the ground on the hill to honor veterans from the Pittsburgh area.READ MORE: 15-Year-Old Boy Arrested In Triple South Side Shooting
Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall is calling the tribute “Fill The Hill.”
Throughout the rest of the month, people can go to the Soldiers & Sailors website and sponsor a flag in honor of a veteran in their life.
Once sponsored, a flag will be placed on the front lawn of the building and the veteran’s name added to the Soldiers & Sailors website as part of the tribute.READ MORE: Calls For Health Care Facilities To Mandate Vaccine For Workers Increase As COVID-19 Delta Variant Spreads
According to organizers, more than 600 flags have been sponsored so far.
Wednesday night at sunset, luminaries will be placed near these flags for a light up the hill tribute.
Businesses and individuals also had the opportunity to sponsor a luminary that will be used to illuminate all of the flags at sunset.MORE NEWS: Do Not Use Advisory Lifted For Some McKeesport Residents, Still In Place For Others
The flags will remain on the lawn throughout November.