Events throughout the Mother Lode commemorated Memorial Day Monday, including the Columbia Foot Dragoons and Grenadine Belles performing a salute honoring veterans of the Civil, Spanish-American and Mexican-American wars at the historic Columbia Cemetery. Also, the annual Twain Harte Memorial Day parade was held Monday in downtown Twain Harte. The event included a flag-raising ceremony and hot dog picnic.
The Columbia Foot Dragoons fire blanks into the sky Monday during the Memorial Day salute in the Columbia Historic Cemetery. Maggie Beck / Union Democrat, Copyright 2015.