Veterans Day commemorations and closures

(Jackson, Wyo.) - In November 1919, President Wilson proclaimed November 11 as the first commemoration of Armistice Day with the following words: "To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude for the victory, both because of the thing from which it has freed us and because of the opportunity it has given America to show her sympathy with peace and justice in the councils of the nations … " Today, the community will mark the day with a number of events: *Free Day at Grand Teton National Park:* For Veterans Day, Grand Teton National Park will offer free admission to the park to everyone. *Jackson Hole High School Veterans Day Events:* Jackson Hole High School will host a number of events today including a free veterans lunch from 12 - 12:45 p.m. in the Jackson Hole High School cafeteria, a Veterans Day presentation for all of the students and a bonfire at 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. in the field behind the school to honor veterans. *National Museum of Wildlife Art:* The museum is closed today in honor of Veteran's Day. Also to recognize the national holiday, banks and government offices will also be closed. Did we miss a Veterans Day event? Let us know here. #buckrail