Sep 092014
 
Flags going up again for popular 9/11 memorial in West Sacramento

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER OF WEST SACRAMENTO John Vinson’s popular flag display in memory of the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks will return from September 10-14 at the corner of Jefferson Boulevard and South River Road in Southport. Thousands of American flags will again be on display. You can read what the organizer […]

Sep 132012
 
9/11: Paying their respects

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 12, 2012 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The flags returned on Friday, thousands of them, fluttering in just about the same Southport location they have occupied on each anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. There’s one flag for each victim of that day – […]

Sep 072012
 
9/11 memorial flag display returns

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 5, 2012 – Former West Sacramento resident John Vinson reports that he will shortly begin installing hundreds of American flags at the corner of South River Road and Jefferson Boulevard in Southport. Vinson creates the annual flag display as a remembrance of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, […]

Sep 232011
 
Flags go up for 9/11 memorial

 FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER SEPT 14, 2011 The flags went back up from Friday to Sunday to commemorate 9/11. The display, at the corner of South River Road and Jefferson Boulevard in Southport, was the work of John Vinson. He’s put up a flag display every year since 9/11. This year, in addition to several hundred […]