Italian-American Memorial at Oakwood Cemetery


On Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 1:00pm, a memorial ceremony will be held at Oakwood Cemetery commemorating the Italian victims of the 1901 Wreck of the Wabash. The ceremony will include a religious service along with the unveiling of two historical markers featuring information about the wreck and a monument created by the Italian artist Sergio De Giusti. This event has been organized with the generous contribution of the COM.IT.ES of Detroit, National Italian American Foundation, the City of Adrian, and the local Italian organizations, and under the patronage of the CGIE (General Committee of the Italians Abroad).