Every year before Veteran’s Day, the St. Denis Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) resurrects the Patriotic Tree in the front lobby of the City Bank and Trust downtown branch. The tree holds the names of active duty personnel, deceased and living veterans on red, white and blue stars respectively.
Over 600 stars were placed on the tree this year and it’s even easier to find names on the tree, as they are on ribbons running vertically along the tree in alphabetical order. The bank also provides access to a master list of names on the stars.
The tree will be on display for the public until Tuesday, Nov. 26 during regular banking hours, Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.