Support the news

Fewer Flags On Boston Common And A Virtual Flag Garden Mark A Different Kind Of Memorial Day06:44
Download

Play
One thousand flags, placed six feet apart, decorate the Boston Common on Memorial Day. (Courtesy of Mike Casey/CASEY Photography)
One thousand flags, placed six feet apart, decorate the Boston Common on Memorial Day. (Courtesy of Mike Casey/CASEY Photography)

As part of our Paris in Boston series, Radio Boston's Paris Alston tells us about #HeroesFlagGarden, a virtual flag garden organized for Memorial Day in lieu of the tens of thousands of flags that normally decorate Boston Common during the holiday.

This segment aired on May 26, 2020.

Paris Alston Twitter Producer, Radio Boston
Paris Alston is a producer for Radio Boston and WBUR's host of the Consider This podcast.

More…

Tiziana Dearing Twitter Host, Radio Boston
Tiziana Dearing is the host of Radio Boston.

More…

Support the news