Attached is a sneak peak of the MASSIVE 15 ft. freeway sign being installed on Route 60 Freeway.
On April 1st 2011, the State of California will have in place along the 60 Freeway a sign noting the “Armenian Genocide Martyrs Monument” near Montebello, this will be the first time the word “Armenian Genocide” will permanently be inscribed on US soil. The monument sits at the top of Bicknell Park in Montebello and is the first and only monument to our ancestors on public land in the world.
The monument will become a historical landmark in 2015, Ironically 100 years after the first genocide of the 20th century.
There are more events to follow, this year’s April 23rd Vigil will feature Element Band, Zulal Band from New York and Raffi Semerrdjian as well as featured guest speaker Former Armenia Ambassador to Canada Ara Papian. This event will take place from 7-11pm on April 23rd.
Stay tuned for upcoming events, log on to Armenianmonument.org and follow us on facebook at Armenian Genocide Martyrs Monument.
Looking forward to all of you joining us in keeping the Armenian spirit alive.