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<p>Confederate grave headstones after U.S. flags were placed by K-Kids.</p>

Confederate grave headstones after U.S. flags were placed by K-Kids.

<p>Sue Belt hands Eliza Moore of City Heights Elementary School from U.S. flags to be placed on the graves of Confederate and Union soldiers at Fairview Cemetery in Van Buren. K-Kids club members from local elementary schools placed the flags on the graves at the historic cemetery during a Saturday event hosted by Kiwanis Club of Van Buren.</p>

Sue Belt hands Eliza Moore of City Heights Elementary School from U.S. flags to be placed on the graves of Confederate and Union soldiers at Fairview Cemetery in Van Buren. K-Kids club members from local elementary schools placed the flags on the graves at the historic cemetery during a Saturday event hosted by Kiwanis Club of Van Buren.

<p>photos by KENNETH FRY</p><p>Isabel and Elyse Rimousky of Rena Elementary School hold some of the United States flags which K-Kids club members placed Saturday on the graves of Confederate and Union soldiers buried at Fairview Cemetery. Kiwanis Club of Van Buren hosted the event which also included a talk on the history of the cemetery by Brad Rotert, teacher at the Freshman Academy.</p>

photos by KENNETH FRY

Isabel and Elyse Rimousky of Rena Elementary School hold some of the United States flags which K-Kids club members placed Saturday on the graves of Confederate and Union soldiers buried at Fairview Cemetery. Kiwanis Club of Van Buren hosted the event which also included a talk on the history of the cemetery by Brad Rotert, teacher at the Freshman Academy.

<p>Maddox Fry helped his mother, Kiwanis Club member Tonia Fry, at Saturday’s event.</p>

Maddox Fry helped his mother, Kiwanis Club member Tonia Fry, at Saturday’s event.

<p>Anaya Chomphilath of Tate Elementary School places a flag on a grave.</p>

Anaya Chomphilath of Tate Elementary School places a flag on a grave.

<p>Freshman Academy teacher Brad Rotert speaks to the students about the history of Fairview Cemetery, which was established in 1837 when John Dennen donated 10 acres to establish the cemetery.</p>

Freshman Academy teacher Brad Rotert speaks to the students about the history of Fairview Cemetery, which was established in 1837 when John Dennen donated 10 acres to establish the cemetery.

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