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Jim McSorley and Don MacLean

Unconditional Surrender statue celebrated at ceremony

Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021 |

Jim McSorley and Don MacLean

Attendees gather for the ceremony.

Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021 |

Attendees gather for the ceremony.

Wayne Hill of American Legion post 159

Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021 |

Wayne Hill of American Legion post 159

Photos of figures from the statue's past were put up for the audience.

Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021 |

Photos of figures from the statue's past were put up for the audience.

Fred Tomasello, Joe Reynolds, Jim Clarke and Steve Doughty of American Legion Post 159

Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021 |

Fred Tomasello, Joe Reynolds, Jim Clarke and Steve Doughty of American Legion Post 159

Attendees gather for the ceremony.

Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021 |

Attendees gather for the ceremony.

Jan Hamel Solomon leads with the invocation.

Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021 |

Jan Hamel Solomon leads with the invocation.

Mayor Hagen Brody speaks to the audience.

Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021 |

Mayor Hagen Brody speaks to the audience.

Paul Kirkham spoke to the audience.

Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021 |

Paul Kirkham spoke to the audience.

Sarasota groups turned out to support the statue.

Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021 |

Sarasota groups turned out to support the statue.

Charles Bailey speaks to his role in bringing the statue to Sarasota.

Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021 |

Charles Bailey speaks to his role in bringing the statue to Sarasota.

VFW members fire their guns in respect.

Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021 |

VFW members fire their guns in respect.

Tim Solomon and Jan Hamel Solomon

Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021 |

Tim Solomon and Jan Hamel Solomon

VFW Honor Guard member Mike Rogers

Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021 |

VFW Honor Guard member Mike Rogers

Danny Bilyeu plays Taps.

Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021 |

Danny Bilyeu plays Taps.

Ross Tucker and Jerry O'Donnell

Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021 |

Ross Tucker and Jerry O'Donnell

Tito Reyes proposes to Taina Roman

Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021 |

Tito Reyes proposes to Taina Roman

Tito Reyes proposes to Taina Roman

Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021 |

Tito Reyes proposes to Taina Roman

Tito Reyes proposes to Taina Roman

Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021 |

Tito Reyes proposes to Taina Roman

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