‘The Healing Field’ returns for 9/11


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The Healing Field at Spring Hill Cemetery in Huntington, W.Va. serves as a patriotic vigil to the thousands of victims of the 9/11 tragedy, recognizes the lives lost in the 1970 Marshall Plane Crash, memorializes Veterans of the Armed Forces and lost loved ones. (Beth Sergent | OVP)

The Healing Field at Spring Hill Cemetery in Huntington, W.Va. serves as a patriotic vigil to the thousands of victims of the 9/11 tragedy, recognizes the lives lost in the 1970 Marshall Plane Crash, memorializes Veterans of the Armed Forces and lost loved ones. (Beth Sergent | OVP)


HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Greater Huntington Park & Recreation District announces the return of The Healing Field to Spring Hill Cemetery, going on now through Sept. 14.

According to a news release from organizers, The Healing Field serves as a patriotic vigil to the thousands of victims of the 9/11 tragedy, recognizes the lives lost in the 1970 Marshall Plane Crash, memorializes Veterans of the Armed Forces and lost loved ones.

Flags could be purchased for $35 at Spring Hill Cemetery and proceeds will benefit the Spring Hill Cemetery Memorial Bell Tower Fund. Previously posted flags held by the owner can be re-posted for $15 and retrieved on September 14.

The Healing Field participants are asked to retrieve their flags on Sept. 14 before 4 p.m.

“Please join the Park District as we come together as a community during this week to pay our respects, reflect and look forward together,” the news released stated.

The Healing Field is sponsored by the Greater Huntington Park & Recreation District and Spring Hill Cemetery. For more information call 304-696-5954.

Information provded by Greater Huntington Park & Recreation District.

The Healing Field at Spring Hill Cemetery in Huntington, W.Va. serves as a patriotic vigil to the thousands of victims of the 9/11 tragedy, recognizes the lives lost in the 1970 Marshall Plane Crash, memorializes Veterans of the Armed Forces and lost loved ones. (Beth Sergent | OVP)
https://www.mydailytribune.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2020/09/web1_9.10-Healing.jpgThe Healing Field at Spring Hill Cemetery in Huntington, W.Va. serves as a patriotic vigil to the thousands of victims of the 9/11 tragedy, recognizes the lives lost in the 1970 Marshall Plane Crash, memorializes Veterans of the Armed Forces and lost loved ones. (Beth Sergent | OVP)

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